This is the third in a four-part series on Hiking With Kids I wrote for Trailblazing Hope Outdoors. For free spirits and stick-up-your-butts, alike. Aren't these happy little flowers? They were waving in the breeze, but there wasn't any breeze. I concluded they were just being friendly.
Change is borne out of a million different interactions, thought pattern adjustments, minute transformations, moments of healing, challenges, encouragements, affirmations, and simply acts of love and acceptance. It is found in a word, or phrase, a strong wind against our face, a walk, a question, and yes, even watching a seed sprout. Growth is a cumulative process.
Our natural surroundings invite us to simply be. To quiet, to breath, to stillness. There is no hurry and no anxiety in the cyclical abundance and lull of life on Earth. For so many of us, peace is elusive, an unattainable wisp on the fractured horizon of our permanently broken hearts. How odd, since we … Continue reading Coming Home: A Call to Return to Nature When Chaos Visits