“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu
A full moon and the longest day of sun, how could you not have motivation?
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is so enticing, so tempting to explore. Once young ones graduate high school, they are pushed out into the unknown, ready to soak up every bit of adventure they can. Every young adult’s goal is to ‘get out’, meet new people; bored of the home they grew up to know too well.
And while at 20 years young I couldn’t wait one more second to get out of my hometown, 2 years later & two states away, Iowa will always be #1 in my heart.
Humans despise feeling stagnant. We must always be moving forward, accomplishing new goals, pursuing another dream. And although this is a strong point in us, it can also create ample amounts of unneeded stress.
Carpe diem, anyone?
It’s May 3, 2016. This is my 22nd trip around the sun, and what a perfect birthday week it has been.
We arrived back in Golden, CO yesterday and I believe our souls are full and humble. Supai, AZ is like nothing else in this country. I have plenty of pictures to show but honestly, it does no where near the justice of what we saw with our own eyes.
My feet are blistered, face is burnt, and muscles are weak. Oh, but it was so worth it. The trek was 10 miles total; from the top of the Grand Canyon to our campground. But between those two, you will find multiple, turquoise-blue waterfalls, the Havasupai tribe, stray dogs begging for snacks, and herds of horses trekking up and down the canyon. Continue reading
Ahhh, it’s April 20th, unfortunately such an infamous day for stoners around the world. Since 420 can get such a bad wrap with non-smokers, I thought I’d create an appreciation post for the medicinal & economical benefits of cannabis! Continue reading
I have been obsessing over trees lately.
The way they are grounded.
So easy to look straight at them,
but look up. Continue reading
“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.”
I believe every human at one point in their life questions their own existence, the ‘Why am I here? What’s the meaning of life?’ type questions. The benefits of consciousness is having the ability to wonder, and to dream. Continue reading