We are Pilgrims
(notes for grief retreat given a few years ago))
One day we will find ourselves in deep dark woods, alone and bereft.
One of the hardest lessons to get is that one of the central aspects of being human is that we are in fact, pilgrims. We are on a journey, a very difficult one with many painful as well as joyful experiences along the way. We gain and we lose, we rejoice and we experience sorrow, health, and sickness, and we lose our youth, all of these can bring us to a p