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On my way … Day 24 … Astorga to Rabanal del Camino

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 22 km … 14 miles  Today was a normal day on the Camino. Fourteen miles is about an average day. We are definitely out of the Meseta. There will be a gradual incline all day.  As we follow the road for …

On my way … Day 23 … Hospital de Orbigo to Astorga

Monday, June 4, 2018 … 15 km … 10 miles … Sunny/Rain    Morning  Even after the long day and being on my feet all evening, which were killing me when I climbed into bed, I feel good. My toes still go numb at night but …

On my way … Day 22 … Leon to Hospital de Orbigo

Sunday, June 3, 2018 … 38km … 24 miles … Sunny  As we woke this morning, we were moving slowly. We had to get our bodies back on schedule. Our day was not going to be long, so we decided to leave a little later. …

On my way … Day 21 … Leon … And then they rested!

Saturday, June 2, 2018 … Day 21 … Leon … And then they rested!  My Journal:  Woke on my own today, no alarm and nowhere to go. How nice is that?  We had a nice day of exploration, meals, fellowship, and quiet time. I was …

Simply pray like St. Francis

francis pray

Francis of Assisi (13th century) simply wanted to live as Jesus did—as a wandering preacher with as few material possessions as possible. Francis never set out to found an order, but amazingly, people began to emulate him. The “Order of Friars Minor,” which we now call …

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