Hide and Seek

We go out – as heroes, pilgrims, foragers – in order to return with a contribution, to connect with the elements of the world, to uncover portions of our process of becoming. While the journey often functions in ways that disrupt complacent behaviors and broaden narrow world-views, it can also become an “out” that disguises a fear of belonging. How do we engage the mythic weight of the human experience of journey with a strong commitment to home? How does the spiritual practice of journeying contribute to the project of liberating us from alienation?