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Normandy: Pilgrim at War

A young man I love and respect found himself in that place so many young men do, out of school and uncertain what ought to come next. So he did the only sensible thing to do: He walked across Spain.

To be precise, he walked the Camino de Santiago, the Way of St. James. One of the most important pilgrimages in the middle ages and still a vibrant pilgrimage today. 

I have only gone on pilgrimage a few times in my life.

The first, many years ago, was to visit my grandfather’s grave in Oregon. His passing was so painful for my young heart I could not bear to go to... read more