Walk in a Relaxed Manner: Life Lessons from the Camino


by Joyce Rupp

Walk in a Relaxed Manner: Life Lessons from the Camino
Publication date: 2005-04-27
Number of pages: 256
ISBN: 9781570756160

At age 60 Joyce Rupp didn't know what she was getting into when she began a 47-day pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago in Spain, the road made famous by the movie "The Way". Joined by her walking friend Tom, a retired pastor, Joyce learned lessons that can help all of us travel on life's up-and-down journey with more grace and lightness. She shares them in this enjoyable recounting of her journey across mountains and valleys, cities and farms.

The twenty-five life lessons include:

  • Set Out with Hope and Enthusiasm
  • Travel Lightly
  • Acknowledge the Kindness of Strangers
  • Let Yourself Be Humbled by Weakness
  • Savor Solitude
  • Return a Positive for a Negative
  • Look for Unannounced Angels
  • Trust in the Divine Companion

This book describes the humour, heartbreak and adventure of Rupp's 450-mile trek along the famous Spanish pilgrimage route Camino de Santiago. Photographs and a map of the route invites readers to travel along the dusty track as the pilgrims did 450 years before.

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