Tag Archives: Walking as a spiritual practice

Don’t lose your head

Some days you kinda feel like you’re coming apart.  You know, like your head is going in one direction and the rest of you in another. So what to do? My suggestion is to take a walk.  Or sing.  Or … Continue reading

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The Red Towel

Day 31 When I finally arrive on the beach of Krios and find, with luck, a bit of shade under a tamarisk, the first thing I do is lay down my towel. Beach towels are like territorial flags and say … Continue reading

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Do not lose yourself in translation

Day 16 At the port, a line of cars waiting to get on the ferry to leave Paros. Finally, the chaos begins to dissipate. Some days the walks are more difficult than others. Maybe because of the heat.  Maybe because … Continue reading

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The Promontory

Day 15 August 15th is a Greek holiday–the Assumption of Mary.  And tonight boats will make their way into the port illuminated by candles.  Then there will be a big fireworks display and everyone will go “oooh & ahhh”.  We … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven

Day 14 Taking one step at a time: The Tamarisk boats before the stairway There’s a house past the Blu Lounge that has a marble plaque commemorating Bud Colburn (1917-2004).  I don’t know who he is but the plaque, written … Continue reading

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