It’s been six months since my last site update. There are three big reasons for that.
The tendency following tragedies like Christchurch is to point an angry finger. But in doing so, are we embodying the world we want to live in?
Many people make a mistake. They spread the idea that spirituality is a “lifestyle.” But spirituality is not a lifestyle.
At the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute I learned when a challenge stops being physical, mental, or emotional… and becomes spiritual.
Maybe you’ve wondered what the name “The Lost Pilgrim” means. I think it’s time for me to answer that question.
As a traveler my kindness is what I have to give, and it feels good to give it, regardless of the outcome. And kindness often comes back to me.
Some of the meals I’ve eaten overseas rate among the most memorable in my life. But when I say “memorable” I don’t necessarily mean in a good way.
I’m pleased to debut The Lost Pilgrim “2.0”, the result of weeks’ worth of effort transforming the site into something more alive, expansive, and vital. Something that serves me. I think I’ve succeeded.
Along with self-knowledge the road has given me innumerable gifts of experience, from the mundane to the once-in-a-lifetime, from tragedy to triumph, and every point in between. It’s one thing to learn from these experiences, however. It’s another to learn what I’ve learned.
Walking in Mongolia’s Orkhon Valley, I watched a herd animal do something brave.