Even though I am obviously struggling, I try to take advantage of what makes me happy, while I can, when I can. As most of you know, I love hiking. Hiking is what brings me closer to everything…you’re out in nature with people you love, being a small soul in the middle of vast amounts of Earth’s beauty. When you are in the mountains, daily problems seem so small and insignificant. You think about the trees that are living for hundreds of years in one place…and they are there for a purpose. YOU are here for a purpose, and sometimes the simplicity of being among Earth and being happy with the way things are, as they are, brings you to reality.
We have a choice to do anything we want in life. We can choose happiness, or unhappiness. We can choose to dwell in our pain or fake realities, or we can get the hell outside and do what we love. I may make mistakes and may have a problem or a few haha….but I will not let a mistake kill my spirit as a human being.
I wrote this post today about yoga…and how when we are at the point in the pose where we want to come out of it, that’s when the pose has begun. That’s when LIFE has begun. These small/large struggles….the things that break us out of our comfort zone, the things that scare us, the possessions that are TAKEN from us that we thought we couldn’t live without?….well these are the things that shape us. We have the choice to either fight the pain….(and continue living unhappily), or we have the power to face it, let it strengthen us, and CHOOSE a different path at the end of the tunnel. The choice is always ours. In the end we all die. When we die, no one gets to judge if our life was worth living….that’s all for us…and in the very end, let yourself be grateful that you chose to do things you loved to do, every single day of your life. The choice is yours.
Anyway! Here are more pics from my hike today!
…and this is why i LOVE living in Washington…