Lucky are those who travel to far-away places. Nancy Royden has benefitted from her own experiences heart and soul. From Lourdes and Kathmandu, to nearby locales including West Virginia and her hometown in Kentucky, she sees life through a spiritual lens and shares what she learns through poetry. Her late friend, Mira Prabhu, priests, coworkers, and naysayers are all teachers in what may be viewed as an ordinary life. A closer look reveals that existence is an amazing adventure, and one filled with goodness in the face of trials.