What does it mean to leave a part of yourself in a place, like when Tony Bennett sang that he left his heart in San Francisco? When we say such things, do we mean it metaphorically or is there literally some part of ourselves we leave behind? If it is metaphor, what is the metaphor …
Give yourself a moment of stillness and suddenly there will be something you hadn’t noticed before.
When butterflies come flitting into our paths with their seemingly aimless, whimsical flight patterns, we become like children again...
But sometimes nature fills you with wonder and awe because of its vastness, strangeness, or ... bewilderment that such a thing exists at all.
Not having done much research in advance, I wasn’t quite prepared for the breathtaking landscape Zion would hold for us.
Chances are if you’ve been to the Grand Canyon, you’ve visited the much more accessible and popular south rim of the park...but the park is so large in size there is literally another side to it, the north rim, which we visited it this summer.
It is the challenge and how we respond to it that marks us.