Pilgrim Prayers

I am writing this post just a few hours before I head to catch my overnight flight to Italy. As you are reading though, I am already walking somewhere in Italy. It is the fifth day of my journey on the Via Francigena, and if everything goes according to plan, today I will walk 18 … Continue reading Pilgrim Prayers

A Broad Hospitality

It’s hot. So, so hot. I’m standing with blisters forming in my Chacos as sweat pours down my back and soaks through the thin, green, cotton blouse I’m wearing. I step into the shade and enter into a completely different sensory experience. It is cool, breezy, people smile and offer me handfuls of snacks. I … Continue reading A Broad Hospitality