INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL STORIES ABOUT NATURE
This is the second half of my trip to Western Australia, my hosts had planned the itinerary according to my love of nature and art. We often we travel with companions whose taste differs from ours, so what a treat to have friends who shared my interests and...
One of the things that many retired people look forward to is to travel, I was no exception, desiring to see the world and re connect with old friends. This trip to Australia was a fulfillment of those dreams. I was fortunate to have timed my trips just weeks ahead of the COVID 19 epidemic when this would not have been possible.
LIfe’s Journey takes us through many transitions, one of which is immigration. My generation grew up in a time of political turmoil in Africa, when the winds of change forced many of my friends and I to seek lands where we could once again put our shoulder to the wheel and flourish and bring up our families in safety. One of the purposes of this journey was to reconnect with old friends.
“to walk softly on country is to walk barefoot. If you choose to walk this way you will be walking alongside the creation ancestors respectfully. We have walked this country with our bare feet since the first sunrise. Our feet are our connection to the soul of our dreaming landscapes.”
This was what we had worked for all our lives – to enjoy old friends reminiscing about our youth, drinking milkshake
Life takes us on strange and difficult pathways that we would never have dreamt of, so I thought I would share this last intended grand trip with you! After my divorce, I made a dream list of what I wanted my life to look like. One of those dreams was to travel, I had no idea of how that could ever be possible, but other problems I faced in life were actually the opportunities to make this dream possible.
Everything in nature is connected and our well being depends on us taking notice of the small things like leaves and choosing good habits and attitudes, treating the land and our neighbors with love and respect
Sometimes it is the quiet and inconspicuous things that we pass by, that would be the most helpful for us in processing our grief or our loss.
We may be able to manipulate the hands of a clock but in life what is done cannot be undone and what is past is gone.