Post #31.8, Weds., April 20, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Annegray in the Vosges Mountains            Again when we stand for the chanting of the psalms and I look down the row passed the elder monks and to see Brother Crathius, he once more leans forward and makes eye contact with me. This time he is prepared with a nodContinue reading “Post #31.8, Weds., April 20, 2022”

Post #31.3, Thurs., April 7, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. In the Vosges Mountains          Annegray is a ruin of a fortress.  Like Ana’s house it has very sturdy stone walls. But here pieces of a makeshift roof are only in the places most needed. With skins hoisted over here and striped tenting or woven waxed cloth over there it hasContinue reading “Post #31.3, Thurs., April 7, 2022”

Post #31.2, Weds., April 6, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Annegray in the Vosges          “We’d nearly given up hope for finding Ana until I was on this journey to Annegray and I learned from this servant monk that Ana may have been captured by pirates. That’s why I sent the child’s garden tool with this man. If it was ourContinue reading “Post #31.2, Weds., April 6, 2022”