Pilgrimage Day 5: Melide to Arzua 14km

“If you want to be happy, practice compassion” Dalai Lama In order to be compassionate to others, it is necessary to first be compassionate to yourself. Compassion isn’t being ‘soft’, letting yourself or others ‘off the hook’. It is strong and tough but it means understanding with loving kindness. Jesus looked at people and had … [Read more…]

Pilgrimage to Santiago about to set off

Today we are leaving Boroughbridge for our pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, the shrine of St James in Galicia, Spain.  We are a disparate group, only three from St James, but pulling in friends from Manchester, Amble and Ireland!  We have a little prayer leaflet to share, with a prayer a day – if you … [Read more…]