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Pilgrimage methinks

One fine Spring day, somewhere near Aldgate, London – or possibly even a sufficiently pleasant day there near the end of winter – and some time after the so-called “peasants” had failed in their revolt and been driven back to Kent and Essex in 1381 – something must have pricked the conscience of Geoffrey Chaucer to consider taking time out to rethink what he was best doing, and why, as well as who he was doing it for. 494 more words

History

What You Should Know About the Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

I’m Married to a Lithuanian.  I have been to the Hill of Crosses many times, and I have heard many stories about the Hill from my husband’s family members.   1,362 more words

Travel Like A Local

Facing Difficulties - Lessons from St. Patrick and the Irish

Ireland’s greatest saint is remembered March 17, which falls during Lent, and while most Americans might shrug at this and chug their green beers, Paddy is actually more closely connected to fasting and penance than to feasting and beer. 706 more words

Discipleship

Falling into place

In May/June I plan to walk the Camino section between Pamplona and Leon, thereby completing my journey from Le Puy en Velay to Santiago over the last two years. 153 more words

Fiction

Taking a Pilgrimage

Yes, I’m still learning in art history. Here are some really great videos on the Crusades and the Holy War, and one on a modern day man taking a pilgrimage. 103 more words

Art Blog

How to plan for Pilgrimage tour?

Despite of the advancement of the technology and luxury in our daily life, human life is living under stressful situation that has emerged a need for serenity and spiritual experience that only can come from the holy environment hence, ample number of devotees are flocking… 365 more words

Pilgrimages