Tiberias and more importantly the Sea of Galilee is ideal and tranquil. No wonder Jesus chose this area as his stomping grounds. I would too! The soft air, the gauzy haze of the other side of the lake horizon. As I walked lakeside in the encroaching twilight I felt a bit like one of the disciples, with my satchel on my back, walking onward to the night’s meal and prayer.
I finally feel back on my pilgrimage. Away from the swankiness of a Tel Aviv Ultra Hotel and dubious shops. And also in a way even away from the hostel. The ever increasing youngness and lack of spirituality was causing me to be crinkled out of my focus. Also tonight it is nice to be back staying in a pilgrim house. To once again be in a place of quiet purpose and contemplation. A place where fellow pilgrims have come in search of God and a way of trust.
I am 40 years old. I am currently living in New York. I have left my permanent job in search of something new. I think my life as a wandering international is behind me, but an ever changing turn of events shows that no one knows what will happen next. Life is one crazy rollercoaster ride. My travels have taken me to many different places and I hope I travel to see and experience many more.
I have filled in most of the gaps between my 2000 graduation up until today. Well apart from the five years living in Japan, where I felt so much like a local that blogging would have been more life blog... full info