Do you think you would be brave enough to travel by donkey along unknown trails without your cellphone, let alone a cozy sleeping bag along? It would certainly have been an adventure, and sometimes a dangerous one at that.
Damaris and her family left the comfort of friends and fellowship and made history by marking the way to a safe haven for persecuted Christians to follow. Although danger is often near, there is also excitement and many educational moments.
After living in the heathen city of Rome, and later hiding from their enemies in underground catacombs, Christians found their way to the Upper Alps of Italy where our Mennonite ancestors fled long before Menno Simons came on the scene.