Pilgrimage is sacred travel, where the inner outer journeys of the pilgrim are mirrored and marked, where meaning is found in every twist and turn of the path. Who one meets and what one sees carry meaning and import for the soul.
My days, at the moment, are filled with walks and maps and thoughts of intention and life-purpose. I am making a pilgrimage, walking from Paris to Chartres with a dear friend, as a way of preparing for my approaching 60th birthday.
Chartres is so much more than its labyrinth. It is devotion, community, tradition, and beauty, all woven into a glorious whole. The art throughout the cathedral is magnificent; each image and treasure has its dedication[…]