#42.5, Thurs., March 9, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. The Cottage a few miles from Luxeuil          Ana answers the boy’s query for stories of their mother’s adventures with royalty by asking them to imagine a king’s library and name some books.  Naming books they’ve never seen? Impossible.          She hints. “The Lord is my shepherd.”          Gabe announces, “PsalmContinue reading “#42.5, Thurs., March 9, 2023”

Post #20.10, Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. The house of Eve, pagan healer          Anatase is telling me how she learned to read. “The old monk promised me he, himself would give me a reading lesson whenever he could come up here. And he was even better at reading than he was at writing. His letters are shaky.”Continue reading “Post #20.10, Tuesday, May 25, 2021”

Post #20.9, Thursday, May 20, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. The house of Eve          Anatase is telling me how she came to be a student of Eve’s. “When I was four I saw a road marker with an arrow and letters, ‘OOS’ to be a word. Since the arrow was pointing to the river I thought the letters named theContinue reading “Post #20.9, Thursday, May 20, 2021”

Post #5.10 Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Historical Setting: 562 C.E. Gaul With the church building gone I hear the Bishop can be found at the basilica of the St. Martin shrine on this side of the river. But apparently 200 years ago Saint Martin didn’t notice political edges of Rome and planted the monastery on the other side of the riverContinue reading “Post #5.10 Tuesday, February 25, 2020”