A number of these daily Pilgrimage devotionals have reminded me of these words from TS Elliot:
We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
– from “Little Gidding,” Four Quartets
I first encountered this poem in my early 20s and its truth has only deepened. I’ve experienced this both geographically and in my faith journey.
Born and raised in Bellefontaine, Ohio, I needed some distance for college and headed out to Kansas. I...