Lent is like a visit to the desert. You need a lot of preparation in order to see its beauty, even amid the desolation.
Alexander hails from San Diego, CA, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. While earning a BA in Theology and a BS in Physics from Loyola Marymount University he found himself falling in love with spirituality and social justice. He hopes that his future in ministry will allow for the language of faith to benefit those pushed to the margins. To the chagrin of roommates, coworkers, and countless others, he loves Christmas music and Harry Potter way too much.
Perhaps our need for the Saviour is no different than the need 2,000 years ago. It’s a messy world.
You’ve endured pain and exhaustion. You’ve journeyed so long and so far for this moment. What do you say to the Apostle?
Alexander considers “spiritual touchstones” that bring us back to God.
The Camino is not just a “path” or a journey, but a way of life.
On the Camino, Alexander had countless unexpected moments of God surprising him into deeper vulnerability and self-awareness.
This is the first in a series on Alexander’s pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago Compostela. His hopes for prayer seemed initially squashed by the pain he endured in the first few days.
What is keeping you paralysed? Put yourself in Jesus’ hands in this healing audio meditation.
When we look at the face of the poor, we’re reminded of our own power and privilege. Yet it’s the poor who teach us about our powerlessness and how to live a life of mercy.