The Cure for Exhaustion (El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, Part 1)
Would you ever imagine that the cure of exhaustion would not be found lying on a beach, but rather traveling to northern Spain and walking (yes, walking!) an ancient pilgrimage: El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, translated The Way of St. James? Amy discovered the cure for exhaustion and much more as she followed God’s leading and walked the Camino this summer.
Learning to Walk with Flexibility and Gratitude (El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, Part 2)
The constant chatter of daily life had become so noisy for me that I was willing to travel 6,000 miles to walk El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, an ancient Christian pilgrimage in Spain. This entire journey would break almost every comfort zone I have. Yet, as I was about to embark on this adventure, I felt excited and at utterly at peace. There are many lessons to learn on a journey like The Camino. The first lesson for me was flexibility, and the second was gratitude.
Learning to Pray as We Walk (El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, Part 3)
Walking the Camino is an extremely personal journey – solitary at times, and lonely at others. Those who journey the Camino are called peregrinos (pilgrims). Each person who chooses to walk the Camino has lessons to learn; lessons that will be unique and special to each pilgrim. In this post, Amy shares the lessons she learned about prayer, faith and focus on her walk through Spain.
Slowing Down and Traveling Light (El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, Part 4)
As we neared Santiago, and the conclusion of this adventure, I realized that life is about the journey, not the destination. How often we set our eyes on the goal, and miss the incredible experiences between here and there. On our last day, as we left the countryside and entered into the large city of Santiago, the feelings were overwhelming.