This particular retelling was done in order to distribute to those walking the Camino de Santiago and to those who might find the original language to be difficult.
These liturgies are for those who are preparing to walk, who are walking, or who have walked the Camino de Santiago. Read them until they are prayers. Pray them until they are yours.
It is easy to exist without thinking deeply. But as Socrates said, “…the unexamined life is not worth living…”