Books

Book Recommendation: Places of Light

This book was written by two people I met while on a pilgrimage to Paris-Chartres in 2015. Places of Light: The Gift of Cathedrals to the World Embark on a pilgrimage through the great cathedrals of the world. Gernot Candolini and Jennifer Brandon invite readers to experience some of the exemplary cathedrals of Europe and… Continue reading Book Recommendation: Places of Light

Prayers

Blessing for Paris …

May you be blessed in the holy names of those Who, without you knowing it, Help to carry and lighten your pain. May memory bless and protect you With the hard-earned light of past travail; To remind you that you have survived before And though the darkness now is deep, You will soon see approaching… Continue reading Blessing for Paris …

Paris-Chartres 2015, Reflections

Paris-Chartres Pilgrimage 2015 …

Greetings, I have some exciting news.  When I began this blog almost five years ago, I intended for it to be an archive of things that I found to be inspiring on my faith journey through life. The result is a wonderful chronicle of my soul's exploration and discovery — and history of my own seeking journey and growing through life. It… Continue reading Paris-Chartres Pilgrimage 2015 …

Media, Paris-Chartres 2015, Quotes

Labyrinths: Circles In The Sand …

The labyrinth is a mandala that meets our longing for a change of heart, for a change of ways in how we live together on this fragile island home, and for the energy, the vision, and the courage to meet the challenges of the 21st century. — Lauren Artress from Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth… Continue reading Labyrinths: Circles In The Sand …

Paris-Chartres 2015, Poems

Learning to Love …

Sometimes Sometimes if you move carefully through the forest breathing like the ones in the old stories who could cross a shimmering bed of dry leaves without a sound, you come to a place whose only task is to trouble you with tiny but frightening requests conceived out of nowhere but in this place beginning… Continue reading Learning to Love …