A worthy theme for this week, Photo Challenge: Path, so here goes. Paths can be literal or figurative. Each time I find myself on nature’s path the figurative comes to mind. It is easiest to be present on the path I’m on and not elsewhere, possibly on another’s path. It’s easiest to stay in this time and place for long enough to appreciate it before charging off to another place. The constant need to move forward is not something that is easily avoidable, being human after all. But I tire of the race sooner than many others do. I don’t relish it as some do. What I do relish is the feeling of climbing upward and outward into the world, and the contrasts of the descent off the mountain, and of the path home.
Have a happy New Year!