Word for today: Intention
A pilgrimage is an intentional journey into this experience of unknowing and discomfort for the sake of stripping away preconceived expectations. We grow closer to God beyond our own imagination and
—Christine Valters Paintner, The Soul of a Pilgrim: Eight Practices for the Journey Within
Reflective question: In what ways might you begin to question and challenge the deep seated expectations, assumptions, beliefs and attitudes underlying your life? How might setting out on a pilgrimage transform your inner vision and perspective?
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“intention” ~ beginnings (detail of painting)
Wonderful, JoAnn. The colors you’ve chosen speak volumes!