Arose thankful for what a time of rest can do. Elijah called for a time of meditation and put off our trek until later in the night. I was thankful for that too.
Come time to leave it was a simultaneous decision without a spoken word between us.
But we had much to say between us along the way. Elijah said we should make it a short hike, confident we would find the landmark well soon. I shared that we should be prepared to defend ourselves.
And so both sayings came to pass.
Within the next hour we discovered the well. And we had to run off a pair of jackals that disputed our presence.
We took turns on watch.