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The Sacred Journey

There are trips you take (sometimes just in your soul) which set you on the path you will walk throughout your life. It’s a stripped down life. You don’t bring along most your possessions to weigh you down. Often it’s hot. The big thermos jug of water (tea, lemonade) in the back of your vehicle keeps you hydrated. You carry your foodstuff’s along and eat by rushing creeks, under the shade of trees, or overlooking the desert. The days are long and you settle in to the rhythm of landscape. On such journeys there is both the time and the quiet required to reassemble your soul without all the distractions. Every once in a while you need to go on a trip long enough to leave you delighted in the stillness.

The journey leaves every day. The path is nearby…