Post #10.2, Thursday, July 2, 2020

Historical setting: 563 C.E., on the western shore of Gaul          It’s easy to identify when it is someone else’s random hate. But when it is my own, I have so little clarity. When I see the crazies of wrath in others I simply mouth the Christian slogans, “hate is not the opposite of loveContinue reading “Post #10.2, Thursday, July 2, 2020”

Post #9.13, Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age on the Saxony Shore of Gaul I know people move from one age to the next in slow stages, maybe with the exception of birth and death that always seem to take us by surprise. Yet, I guess I had been expecting Nic to step off the dromon and immediatelyContinue reading “Post #9.13, Tuesday, June 30, 2020”

Post #9.12, Thursday, June 25, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age on the Saxony Shore of Gaul          On this new day Nic and I are walking the seaside cliffs back the way he came just two days ago. We are going to a harbor that merchant ships frequent with the hope to find passage to Iberia.          Nic provided meContinue reading “Post #9.12, Thursday, June 25, 2020”

Post #8.6, Thursday, May 14, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age in Gaul With God thought to be on a distant shore we light the watch-fires on the fortress towers. Maybe any passing pirates will see our torches and fires and the moored dromon and know that this is a night for rest not war. There is a serene darkness overContinue reading “Post #8.6, Thursday, May 14, 2020”