Here, as way of processing, is an account of my time walking to Santiago de Compostela. It has not been proofread and not all the photos are here yet, and I will do those things at some point, it's just that point is not quite now (I am getting the train to Madrid)! Day 1 … Continue reading Walking the Way of St James – being a pilgrim
Two days ago I arrived in Santiago de Compostela having walked 118km over 5 days, from Sarria. This is the last section of the Camino Francés, or the Way of St. James, a Christian pilgrim path that is over 10 centuries old. The cathedral at Santiago is said to house the remains of the apostle … Continue reading Walking the Way of St James – Becoming a Pilgrim
I graduated yesterday, Friday 29th June. The week before graduating I felt caught in a web of different emotions which all liked to visit at least once during each day, as I walked dead straight on the same path of the last few years which yesterday came to a stop. I don't know that I … Continue reading A Reflection on Year 3
The road from Bethlehem to Calvary is trafficked by angels.
A few things that I am thinking about simultaneously at the moment without writing about any of them!
Jesus' anointing at Bethany: the heralding of a new spiritual, economic and political empire.
On how we oppose injustice by dehumanising dehumanizers or by constructing a notion of 'fighting for justice' as a battle in opposition to an 'other' + thoughts on a way out.
A way not to lose sight of the sweet, fierce pleasure of knowing Jesus
A different sort of race to run.
Knowing where my power to face the world comes from
Our feet can walk the road ahead with peace because Jesus has walked there before us.
The following is a small taster of what I believe.