Walk in a Relaxed Manner

Life Lessons from the Camino

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Author: Joyce Rupp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781608330720

Category: Religion

Page: 264

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Experience the powerful prose and poetry of Joyce Rupp with the beautiful full-color art of Mary Southard.

Walk in a Relaxed Manner

Life Lessons from the Camino

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Author: Joyce Rupp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781570756160

Category: Religion

Page: 264

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At age 60, Joyce Rupp didn't know what she was getting into when she began a 47-day pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Twenty-five life lessons are included in this resource. Orbis Books

Cosmic Dance

An Invitation to Experience Our Oneness

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Author: Joyce Rupp

Publisher: Orbis Books

ISBN: 1608330710

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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To the Field of Stars

A Pilgrim's Journey to Santiago de Compostela

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Author: Kevin A. Codd

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802825923

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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"I am about to share here a story about stars that dance. . . . If the very thought of seeing stars dance piques your curiosity at some deep level of your soul, then pay attention to what follows, for the walk to the Field of Stars, to Santiago de Compostela, is a journey that has the power to change lives forever." -- from the introduction "Pilgrimage" is a strange notion to our modern, practical minds. How many of us have walked to a distant holy place in order to draw nearer to God? Yet the pilgrimage experience is growing these days in various parts of the world. Seeking to take stock of his life, Kevin Codd set out in July 2003 on a pilgrimage that would profoundly change his life. To the Field of Stars tells the fascinating story of his unusual spiritual and physical journey on foot across Spain to Santiago de Compostela, the traditional burial place of the apostle James the Greater. Each brief chapter chronicling Codd's thirty-five-day trek is dedicated to one or two days on the road. Codd shares tales of other pilgrims, his own changes of perspective, and his challenges and triumphs along the way -- all told with a disarming candor. Seen through the eyes of a Catholic priest who honors the religious worldview that originally gave rise to these medieval odysseys, "pilgrimage" comes to life and takes on new meaning in these pages.

El Camino

Walking to Santiago de Compostela

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Author: Lee Hoinacki

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271016122

Category: Religion

Page: 299

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A day-by-day account of the author's five-hundred-mile solitary pilgrimage on foot to Saint James's legendary burial place in Spain includes his reflections on religious sensibility and other observations along the way. UP.

What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim

A Midlife Misadventure on Spain's Camino de Santiago

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Author: Jane Christmas

Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd

ISBN: 1926685563

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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To celebrate her 50th birthday and face the challenges of mid-life, Jane Christmas joins 14 women to hike the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Despite a psychic’s warning of catfights, death, and a sexy, fair-haired man, Christmas soldiers on. After a week of squabbles, the group splinters and the real adventure begins. In vivid, witty style, she recounts her battles with loneliness, hallucinations of being joined by Steve Martin, as well as picturesque villages and even the fair-haired man. What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim is one trip neither the author nor the reader will forget.

Buen Camino

Hiking the Camino de Santiago

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Author: Jim Clem,Eleanor Clem

Publisher: PageFree Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9781589613423

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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The day to day account of two modern day pilgrims, Jim and Eleanor Clem, as they hike the Camino de Santiago. With over 160 photos, and a practical description of life on the trail, Buen Camino is a must read for anyone interested in the Camino de Santiago, long range hiking, or just a good adventure.

Sue Kenney's My Camino

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Author: Sue Kenney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780973418637

Category: Religion

Page: 203

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Suddenly downsized from her corporate telecom career, Canadian Sue Kenney walked 780 kilometers on a medieval pilgrimage route in Spain known as the Camino de Santiago de Compostella. She went alone in the winter with the intention of finding her life purpose. Blended with her profound experiences as a pilgrim, her athletic discipline as a competitive world class Master's rower and her extensive background in the telecommunications industry, Sue offers a unique perspective by sharing the lessons and virtues of being a simple pilgrim on the Camino, as a metaphor for being on a life journey with purpose. Sue has written a second book called Confessions of a Pilgrim.

Camino Chronicle

Walking to Santiago

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Author: Susan Alcorn

Publisher: www.backpack45.com

ISBN: 9780936034034

Category: Travel

Page: 236

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"Camino Chronicles: Walking to Santiago" takes the reader along the ancient pilgrimage trail, the Camino de Santiago, as the author and her husband travel 400 miles through northern Spain's hamlets, cities, arid plains, and mountains. The book combines intriguing historical background and rich cultural stories with the author's engaging narrative to provide travelers with the inspiration and knowledge to make their own journey.

Pilgrim Stories

On and Off the Road to Santiago

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Author: Nancy Louise Frey

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520217515

Category: Religion

Page: 313

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"Reading Pilgrim Stories is as close as one will ever get to the sights, sounds, anxieties, pains and deeper meanings of the Santiago pilgrimage, short of making the pilgrimage oneself. This is probably the most comprehensive as well as the most vivid account of the pilgrimage ever written. . . . A triumph of anthropological fieldwork unraveling a fine web of cultural and spiritual meanings."--Robert Bellah, author of Habits of the Heart "The best thing about this book is the author's ear and attentiveness. She takes her often confused and disoriented subjects seriously, and in her reporting allows us to glimpse the dissatisfactions and frustrations of the contemporary West."--William A. Christian, Jr., author of Visionaries

The Inner Camino

A Path of Awakening

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Author: Sara Hollwey,Jill Brierley

Publisher: Findhorn Press

ISBN: 1844098559

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Are you looking to make real and lasting change in your life? The Inner Camino offers a reliable method to support such change effortlessly, even when we feel imprisoned in situations that appear intransigent or hopeless. With easy to follow maps and a compass to re-orientate the reader in the direction of their true purpose in life the Inner Camino guides the reader on an inner pilgrimage. Along the path the reader learns to dream into hitherto undreamt visions for our world and ourselves. This guidebook is practical, unsentimental and packed with immediately applicable insights towards clearly identified and easily accessible goals. The Inner Camino takes the reader on a heroic journey of awakening within. It initiates an extraordinary expedition, both deep into our own psychology, and to the heights of our numinous potential, our mystical capacities. Between these two differing terrains, the Inner Camino follows the way-marks through our most creative source of wisdom, our Intuitive Consciousness.

Taking My God for a Walk

A publisher on pilgrimage

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Author: Tony Collins

Publisher: Monarch Books

ISBN: 0857217747

Category: Religion

Page: 249

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In September 2013 Tony Collins took advantage of a long-overdue sabbatical to walk the 490 miles of the Camino, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. For decades he had helped to provide the evangelical churches of the world with reading material. Now he was deliberately stepping out of his comfort zone: a pilgrimage, carrying his pack, through a land whose language he did not speak, into a religious culture far removed from his own, in search of sources of reverence. He would not walk alone: the Way has many adherents, well over 200,000 completing their Camino during that year. He had expected the Way to be arduous, and so it proved. But he had not expected so bracing an internal journey, his battered soul laid down for examination, past errors offered up for scrutiny. Nor had he expected such moments of intense spiritual encounter; nor so many precious friendships. He discovered, above all, as have many before him, that the Road leaves an indelible mark.

Open the Door

A Journey to the True Self

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Author: Joyce Rupp

Publisher: Ave Maria Press

ISBN: 1933495405

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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The long-awaited book from best-selling spiritual guide Joyce Rupp, creatively leads readers to explore how the image of the door can guide them in a process of discovering their true self. Joyce Rupp brings new life to the ageless spiritual image of the door, weaving insights from East and West with the wisdom of contemporary spiritual writers, poets, and novelists in a practical format that is just right for contemporary readers. Structured as a daily prayer guide for everyday use over six weeks, each day offers a thematic reflection, a guided meditation, an original prayer, a thoughtful question, and a related scripture quote. A built-in guide for small groups makes this the perfect resource for groups of all kinds as well as individuals.

Beyond Even the Stars

A Compostela Pilgrim in France

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Author: Kevin A. Codd

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532641931

Category: Religion

Page: 282

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Kevin A. Codd’s previous book, To the Field of Stars, has been hailed as a contemporary classic of pilgrim literature and introduced a fresh voice to the world of both travel and spiritual writing. In Beyond Even the Stars, the reader is invited to join this peripatetic American priest as he takes up the Way to Compostela, this time in Leuven, Belgium, and follows it south through much of France. His vivid descriptions of the natural world and the people he meets along the way are delightful, just as his profound reflections on life and death, love and faith, God and grace, are inspiring.

The Year We Seized the Day

A True Story of Friendship and Renewal on the Camino

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Author: Elizabeth Best,Colin Bowles

Publisher: Arena

ISBN: 9781742372952

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 321

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Presents a travelogue about the authors' pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain, the emotional trials each one experienced along the way, and the lessons they learned about themselves and each other.

The Artist's Journey

The Perfumed Pilgrim Tackles the Camino de Santiago

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Author: Marcia Shaver

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781494296926

Category:

Page: 228

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Trials, tribulations, and testy travelers only spurred Marcia Shaver on in her 1,299,851 steps across Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port, France, to Finisterre, Spain. Choosing well her walking companion, setting a practical pace with time to draw and drink in the revitalizing countryside, Marcia rediscovered her physical strength-and more. From the depths of her soul rose her true nature, as the Pilgrim's Way nurtured it and let it shine forth. Marcia's can-do, let's-have- fun spirit transports the easy-chair traveler along on this adventure. After reading The Artist's Journey, you will want to put on hiking boots, grab a backpack, and travel the road to Santiago de Compostela. Inspiring, authentic, and extremely entertaining, the book takes you on a journey of the heart, feet, and soul. Her personal tale, enhanced with beautiful ink drawings, begins with jitters and ends with gratitude. She writes with warmth and awe of the people she encounters and daily events that repeatedly exceed her wildest expectations.

I'm Off Then

Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino de Santiago

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Author: Hape Kerkeling

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439100489

Category: Travel

Page: 352

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I'm Off Then has sold more than three million copies in Germany and has been translated into eleven languages. The number of pilgrims along the Camino has increased by 20 percent since the book was published. Hape Kerkeling's spiritual journey has struck a chord. Overweight, overworked, and disenchanted, Kerkeling was an unlikely candidate to make the arduous pilgrimage across the Pyrenees to the Spanish shrine of St. James, a 1,200-year-old journey undertaken by nearly 100,000 people every year. But he decided to get off the couch and do it anyway. Lonely and searching for meaning along the way, he began the journal that turned into this utterly frank, engaging book. Filled with unforgettable characters, historic landscapes, and Kerkeling's self-deprecating humor, I'm Off Then is an inspiring travelogue, a publishing phenomenon, and a spiritual journey unlike any other.

Dear Heart, Come Home

The Path of Midlife Spirituality

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Author: Joyce Rupp

Publisher: Crossroad Classic

ISBN: 9780824515560

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Midlife is more than a crisis. It is a summons to grow and a challenge to change. Midlife beckons one inward. It is a move to interiority, a passage to the deeper places where we discover our authenticity, where we realize both our limitations and our grandeur.

Keeping Company with Saint Ignatius

Walking the Camino of Santiago de Compostela

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Author: Luke Larson

Publisher: Paraclete Press

ISBN: 161261664X

Category: Religion

Page: 196

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“Luke Larson’s book reveals The Way as I experienced it, and in ways that I wish everyone could.” Martin Sheen Keeping Company invites you to step off the treadmill and “go for a walk”—wherever you are. There are ways that you, too, may experience God more intimately. For a spiritual pilgrim, the Road to Compostela is not about beautiful vistas, meeting interesting people, and drinking good wine. It is not about exercise. Luke Larson and his wife Evie took this famous journey for very different reasons. For a true pilgrim, walking an ancient path becomes a kind of discipleship, a renewal of faith, and in this case, a journey with Jesus himself. Join Luke and Evie as they explore a pilgrimage so central to the Christian story that it is often simply called, The Way. They also journeyed intentionally with St. Ignatius of Loyola, who knew parts of this road himself hundreds of years ago, and the major themes of Ignatian Spirituality add rich layers to this magnificent book. “Combining the beauty of Martin Sheen’s movie The Way, the allure of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, and a gentle, original and creative introduction to Ignatian spirituality, Larson provides insight into marriage, self-knowledge and God. A great read!” —Dr. Richard G. Malloy, SJ, The University of Scranton, author of Being on Fire: The Top Ten Essentials of Catholic Faith “We are fortunate that Luke Larson has been willing to share this incredible journey. He and his wife Evie clearly have a profoundly deep spirituality that is grounded in the everyday issues that confront us in trying to encounter the living God. What they learned about themselves, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and the God of pilgrimage is an incredible window into how even lesser ‘walks’ can be transformative.” —Sr. Carol Keehan DC, President/CEO, Catholic Health Association of the United States Luke Larson spent eight years as a Jesuit seminarian. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s in religious studies from Gonzaga University. He is a mission executive with one of the largest Catholic health systems, a certified chaplain, executive coach, and spiritual director.