Friday, August 7, 2009

Mountain Tops

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

-Harriet Tubman

When we indulge in our passions and our truest talents, doesn't it seem like time flies by us? I find that when I'm doing something that I truly love, like playing guitar, or scuba diving, or hanging around awesome people, time just gets by me and there's a certain ease with which life passes. This ease is something that some may call the "zone," or a flow, but whatever you call it, it makes us forget the time and space that we're in and focus on the now. Isn't it funny that it takes certain events to make us get to that part of our self? What if life were always like that? Do you think that we'd take things for granted?

I think those talents that we are given and those moments that we have that give us the ease in life are the moments that make us appreciate the life we have. If we did have those "flow" moments all the time, we may let life pass us by without knowing how much something meant to us. It does take the valleys to really appreciate the mountaintops.

Here's to hoping that you experience a lot of mountaintops!

Have a great weekend!

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