This post is the twelfth in our England 2015 series.
Travel invites the indulgence of appetites — so many things to eat! and see! and do! and more to eat! The impermanent quality of life on a trip inspires that carpe-diem instinct, urging us to take in more and more since we’ll be back home mowing the lawn before we know it.
But there are only so many chips you can eat, only so many steak-and-kidney pies, only so much mac & cheese. Even in the revelry of vacation, we need a little space and time to deplete our energy stores and develop hunger for more.
It seems like a metaphor for the spiritual life, doesn’t it?
Read the next post in our England 2015 series: Rochelle Canteen: In search of the best scrambled eggs on earth.