We emerged down from our mountain track onto another wide open expanse. Our path has diverged greatly from the lower altitude passage used by the army. We cannot even see from here if they have yet made it through.
There is a good chance that Elijah’s desire to pass up the army will happen.
We continued on at a good pace, with Elijah answering the eager questions of our guides, and instructing them in the ways of the Spirit.
When our path arrived at a fork, we held up for the night, for we have some important decisions to make.
The southern branch intersects with that of the army. The other leads to a village where our guides have relatives.