One of the blessings of walking the Camino de Santiago is you get lots of time to think. In talking with other folks walking the Camino that is one of the re-occurring themes we hear over and over. I have time to think. What a precious thing it is!
I know I have quoted a lot in these blogs about the book called “Sabbath” but it seems this book was the one I was meant to read during this walk. I was told about the book from a visiting priest almost two years ago and for some reason it popped into my head that I wanted to read it just before I left. I am sure glad I did. It is a very important book I think for us all to read.
The book had this quote I read last night and it really spoke to me about the essence of what the Camino has done for both Terri and I.
Walking the Camino has given us “time in which we can taste what we have been given, take delight in what we already have, and see that it is good. We focus less on our lack, and more on our abundance. As we do, our thirst and hunger for more than we need begins to fall away.”
It has been a very important walk for Terri and I. We have come to know that our most favorite prayer is “Gracias”! We are so blessed!
John and Terri