Finding Myself Without a Google Search

“Being comfortable with who I am becoming, breaking from the mold of conformity has freed me from my own chains, from my own limits. I conquered my fears, most of them anyway, and traveled a path that years earlier had nearly brought me to my knees… literally. I walked that trail alone as the sun rose in the east, up rough trails, along cliff edges and steep inclines, across ledges that I would have never crossed before because of the limits my fear of heights held me to. Most important is that I felt more connected to myself than ever before because in my journey of self-discovery I had broken down the walls that limited my vision, clouding my view of the world beyond, and have found the balance that allows me to see more clearly.”

"Being comfortable with who I am becoming, breaking from the mold of conformity has freed me from my own chains, from my own limits. I conquered my fears, most of them anyway, and traveled a path that years earlier had nearly brought me to my knees… literally. I walked that trail alone as the sun rose in the east, up rough trails, along cliff edges and steep inclines, across ledges that I would have never crossed before because of the limits my fear of heights held me to. Most important is that I felt more connected to myself than ever before because in my journey of self-discovery I had broken down the walls that limited my vision, clouding my view of the world beyond, and have found the balance that allows me to see more clearly."

Mountain Reflections

It was here, on Hurricane Ridge in Washington, that I realized I realized how much I needed the mountains. They hold a serene and peaceful calm that engulfs me, strengthening and nourishing my soul. It is there, looking at the stretching landscape, that I can close my eyes and breath a deep sigh of relief, [...]