Path of the Friend

Writings related to ‘Quest’

Being Alone

September 2nd, 2003

HELL ROARING CANYON, UTAH At the moment Rabia and I are waiting in the silence near a remote canyon in the Great Basin Desert of southeastern Utah. We are waiting for a small group of people we have guided out here to return from their three days of solitude and fasting. This is day two. […]

The Mall Quest

January 23rd, 1998

The Mall Quest By Elias Amidon A few weeks ago, I found myself standing in a circle alongside 25 of my graduate students outside a large suburban shopping mall.  We had come to partake in “Mall Quest,” a journey of discovery into a citadel of our culture.  This was part of a six-day training in […]