We have arrived at the parting of the ways. The last trio of disciples is off to Jerusalem, resigned at last that Elijah will not be of their number and affirming our individual responsibilities to the Spirit.
The drone activity continues nil. Our watches throughout the day reported no one stirring anywhere. We have the main Damascus – Jerusalem road in sight and this total lack of people and vehicles is striking.
The four of us debated the merits of continuing on in the daylight and without resting. In the end we agreed to continue with our present plan.
In talking with Tomas and Reuben, there is excitement and anticipation about being with their friends again. I share the same feelings.