In 46yrs of existence, this is my first spring as an awakened being. An oft stumbling, bumbling infant of an awakened being...but awoke, making my baby steps count. Each day. Despite the pain which is the principle driving trigger for my depressive episodes now.
I'm not sure how many of you have experienced how stunningly beautiful this planet/universe becomes, once a mind is truly freed from religious indoctrination. You may have never believed in a creator from a devout religious sense, so you've never gone from BW vision to full color HD.
It's beyond my seeing all life around me, it's being conscious that I am 'the life' that is around me, not separate from it, and that the #meaningoflife
, is found within this evolutionary circle of life, not in an ego driven attempt to escape it.
This day, G picked a spot on the map, got us out the door and we hit the road, committed only to stopping at whatever grabbed our attention.
We keep an eye out for small trails, outcrops and places where a curious human may have gone before. As we drove out of a tunnel north of Yale, I spotted something that looked like a small path going up the hill above the highway.
I pulled over and let several vehicles fly by us before backing up to where it would be safe to park for a few minutes. Sure enough, the path led to a small, but steep, rocky incline with a rope dangling down, tied securely to a huge tree above us. I scrambled up and began to look around before calling for @gienoval
to join me. The views were amazing and gave her a chance to further quell her fear of heights. We sat and soaked it in, warm breezes filtering through the Fraser Canyon.
This spring, I'm living through an enlightened sense of belonging, not to our species, nor this society, but to life itself, a connection that none can break.
I am life, as are you. ✌❤🌎
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