Day Two Hundred Forty Eight #DiaryoftheEndoftheWorld

We have a better picture of what has happened in our absence. The two factions have lived in fear of one another and  especially as regards the future.

Frankly they believe they have none.

Both sides admit their non-belief got them to where they are.

Finally Elijah convinced them that though difficulties lay ahead, all is not lost. They believe now. They need only bear witness until the end.

Day One Hundred Thirty Nine #DiaryoftheEndoftheWorld

The decision has been made. Tomorrow we will all repair to the fields and there camp through the harvest. Today was given over to preparations to that end.

Last night the lights from the west end seemed even brighter than the evening before. They especially lit up all the approaches to their gateways. What do they have to fear from our small quarter? From us?

I guess we fear them too. Not knowing what their intent is toward us.

Lyle becomes more concerned with each passing day that Kip and Moglen may be lost to us. Could they indeed be swayed?

Later I sought the grace and peace that flows in my walled courtyard, sensing there may be no return.