The Purser will continue to lead the followers of Hamashiach on this continent. We said farewell to him and his family. I will miss them, but most of all, Mawuli.
I was struck with curiosity as they approached the river to cross, keeping an eye on Elijah to see if he’d intervene. But the river, though wide, was very shallow at that point and no action on his part was necessary.
We stayed until the rear guard was across. And Mawuli and I exchanged our last goodbyes from opposite banks.
Elijah turned his face eastward. I followed suit and we set out.
The road runs straight with little change in elevation – the highs brought low and the lows filled in.