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Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

Perhaps, she thought, I should go for a walk

into the woods, or the fields, or along the riverbank

lacking for nothing

grounded by the earth 

remembering what it is to breathe deeply

imagining others who walked the same path

making a way where there once was none

a single step, one after another

grace upon grace

eventually arriving home again, but with new eyes to see. 

Kimberly Knowle-Zeller is an ordained ELCA pastor, mother of two, and spouse of an ELCA pastor. She lives with her family in Cole Camp, MO. You can read more at her website, follow her work on Facebook, or sign up for her monthly newsletter.

 

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