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Chapter 7: By the Well

Thursday, April 17, 2008.  I am on a sabbatical pilgrimage to walk from Washington D.C.  to Pittsburgh while learning the gospel of John by heart.  Today I am walking from Edward’s Ferry to Dickerson. Today starts blue.  In between the barely leafed branches, I catch sight of a blue heron with shaggy feathers.  She is more […]

Grace upon Grace #1

It is April 2008 and the pilgrimage continues as I walk from D.C. to Pittsburgh, learning John’s gospel by heart.  I’m back at camp after the second day:          “From his fullness we have all received grace upon grace.” (John 1.16)         The sweet, yellow sunlight pours through the camper window, falls playfully […]

Chapter 6: A Few Lies and the Truth

It is April 2008, and after months of planning I am on my first day of my sabbatical pilgrimage to walk from Washington D.C.  to Pittsburgh while learning the gospel of John by heart.  It will be about a seven week walk altogether and twenty-one chapters of John.  I am a half hour into the […]

Chapter 5 continued: Word Made Flesh

It is April 2008, and after months of planning I am on my first day of my sabbatical pilgrimage to walk from Washington D.C.  to Pittsburgh while learning the gospel of John by heart.  It will be about a seven week walk altogether and twenty-one chapters of John.  I have just taken the first steps. […]

New Blog Address

There is a new address for this blog.  We are moving to http://walkingthewaterway2.blogspot.com/ or here.  Become a follower at the new site as the story of the pilgrimage continues…

Chapter 5: Word Made Flesh

It is April 2008, and after months of planning I am on my first day of my sabbatical pilgrimage to walk from Washington D.C.  to Pittsburgh while learning the gospel of John by heart.  It will be about a seven week walk altogether and twenty-one chapters of John.  Today I finally get to take the […]

Chapter 4: Packing Matters

This is the continued story from my journal of the walk from D.C. to Pittsburgh, learning the gospel of John by heart.  Here I am still in the preparation phase.  It is April, 2008.Two days ago, I said good-bye to the congregation and my responsibilities for three months, and now I am eager to begin […]