If you’ve ever wanted to awaken the love within and find more peace and guidance in your life, then do we have the Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis show for you.

Today I’ll be talking with James Twyman, a.k.a the Peace Troubadour, professional musician, singer, and songwriter, the New York Times Best-Selling author of 16 books, a producer and director, and the author of a beautiful song of a spiritual journey, “Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about life lessons from St. Francis, and finding love, peace, faith, and guidance, on the road of life. 





James F. Twyman is an internationally known author, singer, and peace activist who brings large numbers of people together to pray about world events. Also known as The Peace Troubadour, he has traveled to countries at war to share the prayers of peace from the 12 major religions of the world he put to music in 1994.
He has been invited by peace organizations and even the leaders of countries like Bosnia, Iraq, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Syria to initiate world synchronized meditations while battles raged around him. Each time millions of people participated, and miracles have often followed. James is a NY Times bestselling author of sixteen books, the president of the Seminary of Spiritual Peacemaking, a ministerial program; the creator of the “Cloth of Many Colors” peace project, has recorded over eighteen musical albums, and has produced or directed six films.

​As a student of A Course In Miracles, James has traveled around the world inviting people into the experience of Oneness. As a Hay House Author he has worked with many other spiritual leaders including Wayne Dyer, Neale Donald Walsch and Gregg Braden.  In 2018 James took vows as a Franciscan hermit and is an ordained Old Catholic priest. He is the founder of Namaste Lake Chapala in Ajijic, Mexico an interfaith spiritual community.  He is currently touring the world presenting his one man show of Brother Sun, Sister Moon, based on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.


James F. Twyman Online:    Website

Key Points Discussed: 

  • How Lake Chapala in Mexico has become the number one place for expats (04:02)
  • Why did you first become interested in St. Francis and how old were you? (04:54)
  • Being able to pull on the golden thread by being exactly where and when you are supposed to be in life (08:34)
  • The one single most important lesson that James has learned from St. Francis (10:57)
  • Being cracked open through trauma, difficulty, and things not going our way (14:54)
  • Surrendering fully to the no mud, no lotus experience and what that means (17:02)
  • Getting back into our essence through walking (19:39)
  • Love as the key to remembering who we are (26:38)
  • What if you were to see everyone through the eyes of God/Love and how do we begin to do that? (32:10)
  • The story in the Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis book (44:21)
  • Is there something that you recommend for people to get in the flow of putting themselves out there? (49:09)
  • What would you tell people to help them shine if they’re on their Camino and they’ve just fallen and maybe broke their wrist? (52:35)
  • How do you personally keep bringing it back? (56:00)

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