Pilgrimage Ponderings III

Pilgrimage Ponderings III The third place of my pilgrimage in the summer of 2018 was Kildare, Ireland.   And my journey there really began the year before. In 2017 I experienced an event that deeply traumatized me, shook me to my core. I knew a profound betrayal and...

Pilgrimage Ponderings II

This is a follow-up blog to Pilgrimage Ponderings I, which explains a bit of this journey and what I was doing!  The second leg of my journey this past July brought me to Iona.  From Lindisfarne, Iona is quite a journey!  I had to take a taxi across the causeway of...

Pilgrimage Ponderings I

Pilgrimage Ponderings I of III This July I travelled to three Celtic sites; Lindisfarne, Iona and Kildare.  This writing is about my pilgrimage journey. I have learned to love the word ponder. To ponder means……”to think about, contemplate, review…”  For me it has...

A Solo Pilgrim Journey Begins

A Solo Pilgrim Journey Begins I’m at YVR and about to catch the first flight of this pilgrimage….heading to three sacred sites of Celtic history; Lindisfarne, Iona and Kildare (land of St. Brigid).  Why am I going?  What is calling to me?  Why am I doing...

Song Stories – REST

The song, Rest, came out of an experience in 2006. I experienced a situation where I knew much desolation. I can’t remember what happened, but I do remember being extremely frustrated and desolate. I remember feeling discombobulated. That was the word....