Shirley MacLaine’s book, The Camino, is about a famous pilgrimage that has been taken by people for centuries called the Santiago de Compostela Camino. Iconic film star, Shirley MacLaine (Steel Magnolias, Terms of As I sat in the Café Iruña on the Plaza del Castillo, the answer that was coming. Jan 19, This Pin was discovered by Teresa Areces. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.
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She was about my age when she made her pilgrimage, and I must say I am impressed by her fortitude, especially since she was hounded by the press nearly the entire way. Sometimes I do it while performing. I’m walking the Camino del Norte in a month, and I wanted to get a feel for the types of experiences people have.
There maclajne spiritual guides such as John the Scot and her deceased parents who accompany her, helping her find her way when she gets lost. A woman in her sixth decade completing such a grueling trip on foot in thirty days at twenty miles per day was nothing short of remarkable.
She is one person, describing her experience. I think this is truly the land of dove, the new Atlantis. Like people gawking on the freeway at accidents and so forth.
Missing the daily forum e-mail? However, it did illustrate to me just how much the Camino infrastructure and signage has improved since the s, for which I a I heard about this book before walking the Camino myself inand now, nearly two years later, I’ve actually gotten around to reading it. The trail maclainr ancient and allegedly enchanted and walked by St.
The Camino: A Journey of the Spirit
With all due respect, you flatter yourself. The friends made along the way helped one another at times, meeting a lot of nights at the same stops called refugios. There is a lot of good news in the world that is under reported. My first caminos, 15 years ago, were due to her book and sharing her experience.
Indeed, all religions have mystical traditions of direct personal rl with the Divinity.
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You find when you go into some of these deeper levels of cleansing, you will manifest what you are afraid of and I manifested mosquitoes. I was wondering if you experienced caminoo of past lives as you did on the Camino in any other power spots you’ve visited. It is all spirit. I think we will go into medicine that has more of an energy, electromagnetic frequency base, and not shjrley and chemical as in drugs.
Several friends have recently walked El Camino. The food sometimes doesn’t agree with your system. Where in the world did she get the idea one had to beg for food and not make friends?
I would certainly read this book again! Nothing much has changed.
I started to walk with a couple of other walkers whilst crossing the Meseta. Do you think people can get the full effect of the trip if they stop and catch a bus or other transportation? Shirley Maclaine’s travels are always “out of this world” and cmino to me, and this book was no exception.
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This book is the tale of MacLaine’s encounters with the mystical, the transpersonal or whatever you want to call it and the insights she gained from it.
It scares me when certain people are deemed immune to any criticism because the defender loves them so much and has no ability to see beyond their idolism. Were there a lot of people? I think people can behave better than that.
The Camino: A Journey of the Spirit by Shirley MacLaine
The point is that she didn’t say, “It was my personal philosophy to walk alone, not make friends, and to beg for food,” she stated, as an absolute fact, that all pilgrims are to walk alone, not make friends, and maclainne beg for food. I think we have to do something about the environment and how we are polluting the planet.
My camino experiences differed greatly from hers in many ways. A journey of about miles that most do on foot. Thank you for today’s out loud laugh.Read More