Post #9.11, Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age on the Saxony Shore of Gaul          The guard at the garrison gate tells me the older soldier with the shirt of mail is staying here in the servant’s quarters of the officer’s barracks. He is not in his quarters just now. I can wait on this bench at theContinue reading “Post #9.11, Wednesday, June 24, 2020”

Post #9.10, Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age on the Saxony Shore of Gaul The priest might have met Nic last night, and it may be that Nic remembered his promise to be my sponsor, and that we would meet in Constantia. I asked Father Silas if he heard where the man was staying.          “Funny, you askContinue reading “Post #9.10, Tuesday, June 23, 2020”

Post #2.12, Thursday, 11-28-2019

Historical Setting 561 C.E. Ezra’s story continues. “I had no idea where to search for Enola.  I called her in the dark and of course there was no answer. I asked Colleta to call too so that she would know she was welcome to come back inside and she could stay with us. Colleta calledContinue reading “Post #2.12, Thursday, 11-28-2019”

Post #2.5, Wednesday, 11-13-2019

Historical Setting, 561 C.E., Gaul No stars, no moon — the stillness of dark has no dimension – no goodness, no evil just void.          Dear God were it only true that the one who gathers the dead had come for me this night. Stay near me. I would rather not be discarded alone. Amen.Continue reading “Post #2.5, Wednesday, 11-13-2019”

Post #2.1 Tuesday, 11-5-2019

Historical setting: 561 CE, Gaul I call through the cottage door, “Eve, don’t be afraid. Please come and walk with me to the hill to your mother’s grave and we will place flowers together. Let’s go now and cut a bouquet from the yellow bobbing heads that fill the wild meadow so late in thisContinue reading “Post #2.1 Tuesday, 11-5-2019”