Camino from home

In this time of sheltering in place, many of us pilgrims have had to cancel or postpone our upcoming trips. Bestselling author Karin Kiser provides some thoughtful alternatives for a stay-at-home Camino in the guest post below. She is also offering a discount on the digital edition of her Free and Clear book April 7 – 13.  Whether she’s picking up trash along the Camino, or helping people clear clutter at home, she continues to be of great service to the Camino community. Thank you, Karin!

Camino from home

By Karin Kiser

Like many of you around the world, I had a plane ticket to Spain for next month, heading back to the Camino de Santiago. If you’ve walked this ancient pilgrimage route before you’ll likely agree that the Camino gives us what we need, not necessarily what we want or expect. The same is true about life. Events both on and off the Camino signal when it’s time for us to pause, reassess and redirect. As we’re seeing on a global scale, that time is now.

Plaza in Villalcázar de Sirga, on the French Way between Frómista and Carrión de los Condes. Photo courtesy of Karin Kiser Plaza in Villalcázar de Sirga, on the French Way between Frómista and Carrión de los Condes

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