The Eight Of Cups: It’s The Journey Stupid!


I watched a beautiful movie tonight called ‘The Way’ starring Martin Sheen. It’s about a man, Thomas Avery, who goes to France to collect the remains of his only child and ends up completing the journey his son started on the Camino de Santiago otherwise known as the Way of St. James. This is a famous pilgrimage route that covers hundreds of kilometers from France through northern Spain. Traditionally you walk it starting from your front door and ending at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the place St James’ remains are said to be buried. The story of Thomas’s journey along The Way is one of those old-fashioned tales that moves slowly but grows on you with each step (boom boom).

The Way reeks of this card…

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