The normal hum of activity within the hiding place returned. Then a celebration of some sort down in the quarters inhabited by Jordan’s people added to the din. They invited their near neighbors to join in and the merriment soon spread to all the other groups.
Elijah and I were invited too. But Elijah was missing, so I made an excuse and went searching for him.
This time I found him in the first place I looked – the set apart place, quietly interceding. I entered into that time with him most gladly.
Some time after we were joined by Mei and the Captain, then Tomas and Reuben.
When we emerged there was a stillness throughout and the sounds of intercession.