Madman, Chapter 27
The leper who Jesus healed disobeyed his instructions to remain quiet. Instead, he told everyone he met how Christ had healed him. He was so enthusiastic about his healing that others also spread the story. Jesus could no longer enter into the city without creating a disturbance. So, he stayed away in deserted places. Seclusion could not hide the divinity of Jesus, people from every place sought him out. — Mark 1:43–45
Elderly Anthony counseled a man who sought his advice at the cliff in the remote desert. He shared the following observations.