Post #21.12, Thursday, June 24, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. The house of Eve, pagan healer          I was explaining to Anatase why Nic would ever want to join a monastery. She doesn’t seem particularly impressed with the life-long dream of an old soldier. She offers the easy assessment by a logical eight-year-old.  “We all know what happened now, don’t we?Continue reading “Post #21.12, Thursday, June 24, 2021”

Post #6.12, Thursday, March 26, 2020

Historical setting: 562 C.E. Gaul As when I arrived here, I’m granted audience with the bishop. He greets George with a familial hug and to me, he nods politely. This time the abundance of robes filling the throne seems buoyed by our presence. And I see it is because of George.          “So my dearContinue reading “Post #6.12, Thursday, March 26, 2020”

Post #6.11, Wednesday, March, 25, 2020

Historical setting: 562 C.E. Gaul The Shrine of St. Martin is a hub of activity. The basilica also here is the see of the Bishop of Tours, Eufronius. The longest line is of pilgrims awaiting the blessings and their touch of the Saint’s relics. Certainly each is seeking a personal miracle. From my ancient viewContinue reading “Post #6.11, Wednesday, March, 25, 2020”