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Got My Shell On

April 29, 2018

A Pilgrimage starts at your front door. I wrapped up the details of my Texas life over the last few weeks, got my scallop shell and gear, and pointed myself toward Portugal.

One of the details was a sort of Pilgrimage, walking with my brothers in white on Kairos 30 at the Connally Unit last week. Some of the toughest men I will ever meet stepped into the light afterwards, accepting the terrible beating which marks their exit from the gang and entrance into the Christian life. I hope my pilgrimage in Portugal and Spain will be kindler and gentler.

I inadvertently met John Dodds in the HEB parking lot on my way out of town, where he inadvertently gave me a Pilgrim’s Blessing.

Kay and I leave Austin Day after tomorrow.

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3 Comments
  1. Good luck and happy travelling!

  2. Chip Frazier permalink

    Bien Camino my friend! I look forward to your posts on the Camino Portugues and walking your Camino with your wife. Sue & I plan to walk the Camino Frances from SJPP in September 2019.

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