Post #30.9.1, Friday, March 18, 2022

The Bridge to “Once We Were”* Historical setting: 589 C.E. A Roman Ruin          What is it about ancient times that lets Roman bridges stand firm on old roads long after the empire has fallen?          History, we know, is nearly always skewed by the perspective of now. The same hymn attributed to Saint PatrickContinue reading “Post #30.9.1, Friday, March 18, 2022”

Post #30.9, Thursday, March 17, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. The cottage in the mountains          “I once heard the ancient legend of Patrick told by a pagan druid. The pagans accept myths of shape-changers and, in fact, all varieties of magic of which Jesus knew nothing.  So when I heard the druid legend it seemed all about the magic.         Continue reading “Post #30.9, Thursday, March 17, 2022”

Post #30.8, Weds., March 16, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. The cottage in the mountains          Brother Servant and I are talking quietly. Ana is resting in the next room.                   He tells me, “Ana has been anxious to hear what has become of her teacher and her home by the Loire. She saw smoke rising behind her as sheContinue reading “Post #30.8, Weds., March 16, 2022”