But He answered, “It is written, “One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.””
Well, I really am getting down to the final few weeks before I leave on the pilgrimage of the Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago de Compostela). My ticket is dated April 3, 2013; four days after I become Catholic at the Easter Vigil at St. Peter the Apostle Church, Naples, Florida. I thought I would use this post to bring my readers up to speed on what this is all about, and why I am doing this pilgrimage, and I shall. What I must add though is a recent turn of events.
My parents have been trying to sell their apartment for the past year, so they can move into a retirement community. They had no luck during that time to either sell their apartment or find a residence they liked, and it came to a point where they just decided to live out their remaining years where they are. The road was clear for me to go on this pilgrimage, and I bought my ticket. A couple of days later – you guessed it – they received an offer for their home, and found a new home at their preferred community; all in the same day. If that’s not God working in their lives, I don’t know what is. So here I am; aching a bit that my plans are postponed, but delighted that I am still around to get them both moved. Again, God’s hand all over this one, as I had originally planned to walk in March/April, and I would have been gone by the time they received their offer to sell.
So let’s talk the Camino…. Continue reading El Camino de Santiago de Compostela