“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give”. – Kahil Gibran Photo: Snapped at Torrey Pines Reserve, San Diego, California. December 2017.
“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”. – Kahil Gibran I wish I could be there right now, breathing in the fresh pure air with no distraction. Sometimes I just need to close my eyes and reflect on all the splendors of life. To express gratitude for all that has been given and all that has been received. It is a precious life. Thanks Alison for the inspiration.
“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy”. – Dale Carnegie I reflected on this quote numerous times before in my mind. It is amazing how much fear can control us and fear of failure can lead us to give up without even trying. Perhaps for me, reaching the top of Kilimanjaro wasn’t exactly something I feared because deep down inside I knew I could do it. Yet honestly there […]
“Life your face to the sunshine and you cannot see any shadows” – Helen Keller These photos remind me of the beauty and light of the amazing world we live in. Taken in the Condoriri Valley last year in Bolivia, the photos fill me with joy and peace. I hope to get back to the mountains sometime soon. There are many mountains awaiting me to climb.
“Every day is a gift. That is why they call it the present” – unknown Every day is a gift waiting to be embraced. To rise to the morning sun To listen to a bird’s song To breathe in each breath with determination To never let go of hope and admiration Of what a beautiful world and life it can be As long as we do our best to follow our dreams.
I have never experienced utter peace and solitude until the moment I was above the clouds. To look down upon the earth, from my rocky perch of tranquility and see the endless whirls of pinkish-gold and white cotton candy clouds made me momentarily think of being in Heaven and taking in the view below. I sat there in awe and wonder, contemplating how it was possible for such surreal beauty to exist in a world full of so much […]
“The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive.” – J.K. Rowling
“People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it”. – Elizabeth Gilbert