Tag archive for A Million Steps

No Doubt!

While taking  A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, doubt made its debut and I wondered, “What am I doing here? Today was pure magic, but can I actually do this, day in and day out, for 490 miles?”  I was confident that my…

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Happiness Happens Now!

Prior to taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, my life was always rushed and my eyes were squarely focused  on the horizon.  My passion for biking was enhanced by being able to cover lots of ground.  I blew through college and found…

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Recharge

One of the many benefits of taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago was reconnecting with nature. The slowness of walking allowed me ample time to appreciate this gift.  Try to imagine the beginning of a day with cool breath visible upon each…

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Cosmic Stingers

I truly believe that taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago is a metaphor for an entire life cycle.  Upon arrival, everything from the bunk beds to the food is different.  I found myself relying on the kindness and goodness of strangers to…

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Chillin

On the Camino de Santiago, I was very fortunate to have so many  people crossing my path on a daily basis.  My fellow pilgrims came in every size, age, color, and shape from all corners of the globe.  My new journey is sharing this experience…

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Viral Happiness

While taking  A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, I saw random acts of kindness each day.  At an Albergue in Granon, I was sitting at a table memorized by an elderly volunteer that was playing a card game with a seven year old…

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Inevitable Winds

While taking  A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, lessons were tucked into each corner and every day. One of my favorites was learning to accept things as they are instead of wasting time trying to control things that are not controllable. This happens…

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Share Your Sunshine!

One of the many joys of taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago was the sense of community with strangers. 95% of the pilgrims are not from the United States. The diversity in size, shape, age, fitness, color, and background made this a…

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Well Being

While taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, droves of people crossed my path. In many ways, my new endeavors are similar to being on the trail as I am fortunate to meet so many people and share stories. In the past, the…

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Bloomers

One of the many great things about taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago was reconnecting with nature. There is a calm inner peace that develops while strolling and soaking up every ounce of the scenery. The sunflowers were magnificent. If you ever…

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