The Burning Nostalgia for God by Catherine Doherty
It is rather obvious, of course, to everyone, that life is a pilgrimage. The expression, “Life is a pilgrimage” has been used and abused over and over again. But what is a pilgrimage?
God evidently loves pilgrims. To some, like Tobias, he sent angels as guides. To others, like Abraham, he just said, “Arise and go.” Abraham was one of the first pilgrims.
We wonder what happened to Adam and Eve when they left the Garden. I think they must have embarked on a pilgrimage.
For the memory of the audible, visible presence of God was like a fire, or must have been,