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How do you describe the indescribable?

How do you describe the indescribable?

Reflections along El Camino de Santiago Why did I walk El Camino de Santiago? Simply, I wanted God’s direction in my life. I was ready to close a nearly 30 year military career and didn’t know what was next. Unlike the famous Frost poem, there was no “road less traveled” ahead. The road ended and I saw no exits, just a wall ahead. Or so I thought. For 1,000  years Christian pilgrims and others hav...

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Damon and Zeb playing music on the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

The Power of Music

Reflections along El Camino de Santiago I was surprised by many things along the Way, but one thing I should have not been surprised about was the power of music to attract people. I’ve loved music ever since I was a toddler and remember spinning 45’s on a battery powered record player. I’m old enough to remember Woodstock which was billed as “3 days of love, peace and music.” I’ve seen the movie ...

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Group of Kingdom Journey's men on the Camino de Santiago.

Mobile Community

Reflections along the Camino de Santiago Nothing gets you closer to a stranger than walking with them for miles and sharing your lives. I learned this first hand along the way, I didn’t know Daniel, Dusty, Hugh, Justin, Sunnoh, or Zeb, but within a few days I did. How? We walked and talked for hours. I imagine this is how Jesus got to know his disciples so well—they spent hours on the road, talkin...

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the culture of the Camino de Santiago backpacking

Camino Culture

After seeing the movie “The Way,” I sensed that a walk on the Camino might be in my future at some point in my life. There’s something about it that has pulled pilgrims like a giant magnet down its 500 mile length. It’s been two weeks now that we’ve been hiking  the Way of St. James and I can tell you that I’m a fan. Over and over things about life on the Camino...

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