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Today’s Question by John

Author: Paulo Coelho

Pilgrimage is a duty in Muslim and Christian religions, do you think that’s the plan of God for human beings to actually travel in their souls ?

We are all on a pilgrimage whether we like it or not and the target, or goal, the real Santiago, if you like, is going from birth to death. You must get as much as you can from the journey, because – in the end – the journey is all you have. It doesn’t matter what you accumulate in terms of material wealth, because you are going to die anyway, so why not live? When you realize that you can be brave and that is the first tenant of any spiritual quest – to take risks.

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