#39.10, Thurs., Dec. 22, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. a cottage between Annegray and Luxeuil          The stories that seem to go array in the worst ways are those that are most often told. So here we are, three Irish monks, Colleen and Ana and I, gathered around the hearth in Ana’s little room.          Colleen savors the brogue ofContinue reading “#39.10, Thurs., Dec. 22, 2022”

#37.7, Tues., Oct. 18, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. A Pagan village near Tours          The custom of Largin’s tribe is to give gifts even for little things. They show joy by giving. Maybe we all do, but this practice actually marks who these people are. So midwives who arrive on time surely are gifted.          It would complicate ourContinue reading “#37.7, Tues., Oct. 18, 2022”