I felt more certain I belonged right there than in any other place I have ever been

I felt more certain I belonged right there than in any other place I have ever been

When it was time to leave, I couldn’t. My heart was a magnet and I was being pulled further and further into this sacred place. I felt more certain I belonged right there than in any other place I have ever…

Pilgrimage Journal: Coming back down from Adams Peak

Pilgrimage Journal: Coming back down from Adams Peak

With anticipation to see where we’d come and to get back to rest, we began our decent.  I naively assumed we’d make quick passage. We even began describing our desired breakfast orders, knowing full well our only likely options would…

Pilgrimage Journal:  From half way up Adam’s Peak

Pilgrimage Journal: From half way up Adam’s Peak

English writer John Still described Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak) as “one of the vastest and most reverenced cathedrals of the human race”.   As we began our assent, the pitch-blackness kept me from having any understanding of where we were headed or…

Pilgrimage Journal:  Preparing for ‘The most sacred mountain’

Pilgrimage Journal: Preparing for ‘The most sacred mountain’

One clock says it’s just before 5AM. Another says 3:30. Back home, I’m not sure if it’s yesterday, today or tomorrow yet. Time is an elusive bastard and technology hasn’t caught up to my travels, my body and computer each…