I believe that you got what you were attempting. You managed a good moody introduction to your character. There is not anything really happening, but I fully support taking the time to establish character and story.
Let me simply remind you that you are not going through your manuscript only once. Not only do you improve in editing as you work through your document, but you get a firmer understanding of pacing and character. Thus, call this section passable, then see how it looks to you on the next round of editing.
Fantasy puts more requirements on the writer than any other fiction, because the world must be made as real before anything else can be real.
Adult Christian fiction quite different than all the usual lame stuff in that market. "Dilemma of Dreams" now in hard back.