Today was the day they would lay their burdens at Cruz de Ferro on the Camino de Santiago. Aubrey hadn’t shared what her stones represented. The three of them kept that information to themselves. The stones and their meanings were sacred, held tight until released. Laying the Burdens is an excerpt from Camino Wandering, a fictional tale of three women searching for the answers to questions they're too afraid to ask, and the bonds they form in finding them.