Expectations

Before I left for the Camino, I’d read about the Cruz de Ferro: an iron cross that stood atop a pole that reached high into the air. Around its base pilgrims left stones they had either brought from home or picked up along the way. I read that the stone I carried was to be symbolic of my fears, worries, and expectations and that by leaving the stone at the base of the cross I was leaving those things behind.

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One thought on “Expectations

  1. Hi Rebecca,

    I LOVE hearing what you are up to and thinking about!! My dad always says, “Don’t raise your expectations and you won’t be disappointed.” Your story reminded me of why his saying helps me stay surprised by the lovely things in life. Keep well!
    Michelle

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