How to be a Pilgrim on The Camino (and at Home)

Susan Jagannath
4 min readDec 31, 2022
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How to be a Pilgrim on the Camino (and at Home)

The Eight + 1 Things you Need to Know to Feed your Pilgrim Soul

What makes a successful pilgrimage isn’t distance traveled but commitment to the journey itself, and you can do this with me, whether you are walking on the Way or at home.

Hear the call and respond

The call is always mysterious, whether it was a call we desired or one was unbidden, we respect and embark on a new journey as pilgrims. We might embark on a pilgrimage because of illness or transition in our lives and find that we are moving into new internal territory. In our case, we shifted from the Portuguese Camino to the Camino Invierno, in a process that is still mysterious to us. One of our party fell away — but one never knows, if Santiago has called her, she will come. Now or later.

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Susan Jagannath

I escaped corporate to travel, have adventures, write bestsellers, and help others to publish.