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Day 20: Nothing Less Than The Best

Day 20: Nothing Less Than The Best
Two nights ago while writing the blog; Chris from Korea was asking many questions. He is a Protestant and did not understand the Catholic architecture and culture. For him these are forms of idolatry at worst or distractions at best. We had a really interesting and wonderful conversation. We are in Leon which has a magnificent 14th Century cathedra...
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Day 19: God Provides

Day 19: God Provides
Yesterday I reached Leon.This is the third major city in the Camino; Pamplona, Burgos and now Leon. I have been on the Camino for eighteen days now, walking every day. In total I have walked more than 480 Km and have 300 Km left to Santiago. It has been a fascinating journey filled with so much Grace. What is in the blog is only part of the story; ...
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Day 18: Peace

Day 18: Peace
​Phillip said: "If everyone walked the Camino there would be much less war and violence in the world". I enquire about this statement that came out of the blue while walking into Leon this morning.His perspective is that because we meet people from all over the world on the Camino, we have a great opportunity to challenge our prejudices by meeting ...
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Hospitaleros

Hospitaleros
Yesterday was a very good day until I wrote the blog. Then the day went uphill in the most incredible ways!I stayed at a Parish Donativo.It was set up very nicely with two kind men checking us in and giving us the drill of the evening's proceedings. At the Donativo there is no fee, you contribute what you can and they make it work. I inquired about...
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The Meseta Part II: The Cost of Distractions

The Meseta Part II: The Cost of Distractions
Today again I walked the Meseta.I saw in it the beauty that was hard for me to see yesterday. Today, the landscape was only external. It did not get into me and so I began the day with joy in my heart and praise on my lips for the incredible opportunity of this month of walking. My prayer was wonderful and my spirit was light.My body h...
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