Conjecture is all we have as to the why of Mawuli’s departure. His parents, the Purser and Mary, had no inkling that he would do such a thing. Though they did note that he has grown quite independent.
It is my considered opinion that he would not have acted without first consulting the Spirit. But why he had not sought the wisdom of others for a confirmation has me puzzled.
As for myself I feel an overpowering desire to go up to Jerusalem to look for him.
Elijah, however, remains noncommittal. He will not budge an inch until summoned to do so.
Magwich has come to us today with the Raj twins and we allowed them to make the attempt.