#40.10, Tues., Jan. 24, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. Cottage between Annegray and Luxeuil          My feet crunch through the crust of snow as I walk toward our cottage at sunset. My thoughts still wander the nature of the all encompassing God I know as Love.          And how is it that Roman Diana was the Greek Artimas, and thenContinue reading “#40.10, Tues., Jan. 24, 2023”

#40.9, Thurs., Jan. 19, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. The church in the woods          The sun suddenly seems to be sinking over the hills to the west, though I know full well the sun doesn’t suddenly do anything. The movements of the sun and the earth and the stars are always so predictably paced that they measure time itself.Continue reading “#40.9, Thurs., Jan. 19, 2023”

#40.8, Weds., Jan. 18, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. The church in the woods          Mater Doe watches me explore this sanctuary with the same eye she watches over the birds searching seeds outside the window.          I see this Roman statue of Diana looking very much like the goddess of the hunt our visitors mentioned. This is a deeplyContinue reading “#40.8, Weds., Jan. 18, 2023”

#40.1, Tues., Jan. 3, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. Cottage between Annegray and Luxeuil          Maybe they are neighbors. A family of hunters found our doorstep on their way home from somewhere they say is a church named after St. Martin said to be hidden in the woods behind the monastery. It seems legends of Christian saints left a sourContinue reading “#40.1, Tues., Jan. 3, 2023”

#35.13, Tues., Aug. 30, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. The Celtic Pagan village of Largin          We’ve arrived at the village where Thole worries while Tilp naps. Ana is waiting to examine Tilp, and in the meantime Thole is explaining her pregnancy to Ana.          “We are planning that winter would be a good time for this, near the solstice,Continue reading “#35.13, Tues., Aug. 30, 2022”