I’m not proud of all my mistakes, some of them I am ashamed of, and some of them I almost didn’t survive. They have taught me to be strong, to get back up and carry on, and even though I don’t understand much, I do understand that mistakes, more than anything else, have built me.
Do you ever wonder why you are here? Why creation thinks you are needed? Why it was in this era you are needed? I often wonder what I’m supposed to be doing, how am I adding value to existence. Tromping around in the wilderness teaches you how insignificant you are and at the same time observing nature teaches you that even the most insignificant things have a purpose.
Summer Hiking is finally here What better way to celebrate Than investing in new gear Lightweight hiking shoes Great for climbing over rocks or Splashing through streams Places that I know Some places of my dreams Wilderness As far as the eye can see Is beckoning me
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Ecclesiastes 1:18
Ignorance is bliss Or so they say I wish some days My mind wasn’t curious And could be satisfied To just sit still Not feel compelled To walk toward the light Not search for wisdom Nor seek to ponder The purpose of life Especially when Complex darkness rushes in Convincing me There is no purpose in this life Worth engaging in
Impatience Can make us take A step that is too big Causing disappointment Which can immobilize us And take away our reach In trying to stretch ourselves We injure ourselves unknowingly Defeating our own purpose
Having a targeted destination Keeps us looking forward But often the sideline view Is worth pausing for Allowing us to enjoy the journey And still reach our destination
It’s okay to have a big goal It’s okay to rethink How we reach it