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Landon Roussel is a three-time pilgrim on the Way of St James, or El Camino de Santiago de Compostela. He has written articles on El Camino for pilgrim publications such as La Concha or El Peregrino. He was inspired to write his first book, On the Primitive Way, after the death of his younger brother Cory, with whom he walked El Camino just before he died. In addition to writing on the Way, Landon also hosts a blog site, Communitas Blog, and is a direct primary care doctor at Communitas Primary Care. He and his wife Amanda, Saint James Parish, Louisiana with their two children.

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I started writing when I was in college after a conversion experience. I always found writing to be a form of prayer. As Saint Ignatius made clear in his exercises, a healthy introspection can actually draw us closer to the Divine. Not to the point of navel-gazing, of course. I found that a degree of introspection was exactly what I needed in my less reflective way of doing things.

I usually like to write about every day experiences, but with a bit deeper thought and reflection than the moment-to-moment hastiness with which I find myself running through the day. Often times, it is the moments of difficulty from which I find most inspiration.

I would be glad to speak at the Catholic Thoughts Group, though I'm unaware of where it it is. We do have a book reading group at my home parish, which I've reached out to.

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    As I sat at the food court table of Boston’s Logan Airport Terminal A last Saturday, I struggled to keep myself from being a weeping mess. It was 5AM in the morning, and I had just received an email from a noted Spanish author who agreed to endorse my book. He offered kind words of consolation for the loss of my brother, bringing me to tears. This was not what I expected before my early mor... Read more of this blog post »
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