I’ve very recently been watching a programme on the BBC – Pilgrimage – The Road To Santiago I was so heartened to see a programme on the subject of Christianity, involving a fairly open discussion. Especially during Lent. As a Christian myself, I often feel that we are an ever decreasing minority. So unsurprisingly, I was encouraged.
I very much admire the people who took part and who made themselves vulnerable physically and emotionally. It was no small feat! Two weeks of hiking a journey of 800km which took them through France and northern Spain on the medieval pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and the shrine of St James. In sweltering heat. With very basic facilities and supplies. Sharing their thoughts and experiences with the viewing public. And putting their bodies through a punishing route. (The wine fountain was amazing.)
As much as I…
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