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To count our blessings

We have had good walking weather mostly--temps in the 60s, a good amount of cloud cover for shade, rain usually when we're indoors.


And yet no matter the weather, no matter the elevation, no matter the state of our muscles, our constant is putting one foot in front of the other. The biggest variable is our attitude.


We have the choice to nurse the negativity, which is always available, or open to the whole of the moment. This is not to deny the discomfort or the worry or whatever else stokes the negativity. It is just to allow ourselves to not be limited to just that.


To feel the power of the sea:

Or the beauty of flowers


Or gratitude for those we walk with, even in the rain:


May we all count our blessings.


Ps. We arrived today in Caminha, Portugal, from where we will cross the river Coura tomorrow and enter Spain. Onward to Santiago!

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Lorna Rivers
Lorna Rivers
Jun 10, 2023

I love the rain gear. Thank you for sharing your pictures. Keep up the positive attitude which I am sure helps. Stay well and stay safe. Hugs and Love to both of you. Lorna

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