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Pilgrim’s Log: October 28, 2018 "We have the honor of witnessing the beauty and grace that so often touches a person when they put on the mantle of 'pilgrim' and set out to discover things about life, nature, and themselves." Laurie Duperier of Duperier's Authentic Journeys Like all journeys, they begin with a first step toward a dream. My dream was to go on pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago. I am not alone. Actually, pilgrims have made their way along this sacred path for over a thousand years and upon their backs, they carried their worldly possessions as they marched westward. One can only imagine the hardships they suffered along the way as they traveled from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France, up and over the Pyrenees, and straight on till morning so to speak, or Santiago de Compostela; a journey of more than 500 miles.


Fast forward to present day and you’ll find contemporary pilgrims from all walks of life and from every corner of the world traveling alo…

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