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Appreciate those who walk with you.
In the last blog I listed some of the insights I gained from walking the Camino of St. James. The first one was “appreciate those who walk with you.” As we traveled along the Camino, we encountered hundreds of other … Continue reading
For some time, I supposed that once the Camino experience was finished and I had returned home, I would have all manner of wisdom and insight to share in this blog. What I have discovered is that I’m nearly speechless … Continue reading
A song along the Camino
Today we were walking from Santo Domingo de Calzada, headed west–always west, always it seems uphill. After about 4 hours we came to a wonderful casa rural that had a bar/cafe. We went in for lunch and–as we sat down, a … Continue reading
On the road, end of week 1
Today we left Pamplona and crossed over the alto de perdon (and the really wonderful iron cut-out sculptures of pilgrims. A long climb up, and a long descent. We have both decided we like the climbing better than the descents. … Continue reading
We are never ready
Looking back, I see that I wrote the first blog about this pilgrimage one year ago next Monday. By happenstance, we land in Paris on the anniversary date. When I wrote that first post, this moment seemed to be far … Continue reading
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What would you carry for 500 miles?
Two weeks from today we will be in Bayonne, continuing on to St. Jean Pied-de-Port to begin our pilgrimage across Spain. When we started talking and training for this journey a year ago, it seemed so far in the future. … Continue reading
What you can’t see in the middle….
Over the past several days I have tried to write something about our upcoming pilgrimage along The Way of St. James. The result has been some frustration about what to write. Slowly the realization dawns that I am already in … Continue reading
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Yeah, I noticed that….
The old preacher stood in front of the assembly, extolling the virtues of a more simple way of life. He asked, “Have you ever noticed that there is never a U-Haul trailer hooked behind a hearse?” Yeah, I noticed that… … Continue reading
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Sesenta dias. No matter what language is used, the number sixty sends chills through my body. We have been planning and training for this pilgrim’s journey for a year now. Today, only sixty days remain until we leave home for Europe. … Continue reading
Of things visible and invisible
A long trip last summer became another pilgrimage for me, in a way I could not have anticipated. We helped our younger daughter and her husband move to Duluth, where Adam had landed a teaching position with the U of … Continue reading
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