I stirred early and discovered that Elijah was already up. He looked at me without a word pacing about looking up at the heavens.
I opened my mouth to speak only to have him shush me.
Then he stood stock still, raised his staff and swung it in an arc from horizon to horizon.
Fifteen points of light sprang to life marking the staff’s passage against the sky. They glowed brilliantly then extinguished.
We awakened our three brothers for breakfast and a conference.
Our decision was swift and unanimous. We will forsake our direct heading and make our way around the area of the hiding place and approach from the Damascus side.
We tasked Reuben with finding the best way.