Increasing numbers of people in our culture, particularly middle-aged men, are finding that the things they worked for over the past two decades are simply not providing the fulfillment they originally expected from them. We are coming to realize that our homes, vehicles, jobs and possessions are not sufficient to stave off the crisis of meaning many of us find when life does not meet our expectations. Sojourn reminds us that life is often messy—complex and full of fear—just as it should be. Learning from the few wild places still available to us in our culture can provide us with the realization that a weighty life is a life on its way to an important integration of body, soul, heart, and spirit.
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