The Passionate Man’s Pilgrimage (An Almost Wordless Wednesday)

 

 

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Give me my scallop shell of quiet,

My staff of faith to walk upon,

My scrip of joy, immortal diet,

My bottle of salvation,

My gown of glory, hope’s true gage,

And thus I’ll take my pilgrimage.

 

— The Passionate Man’s Pilgrimage by Sir Walter Ralegh

(click here to read the full poem)

 

To find out more about this saint donned in pilgrim garb, check out Saint Roch: The Burlesque Saint of Bad Knees and (Maybe) Pilgrims

 

Photo taken in the Church of Santa María de la Asunción in Navarrete, Spain, on the Camino Francés


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