Its been a long hike, probably more than
a little anticipation has developed ...
and suddenly "there you are" (again).
Take the time to have a good look around,
perhaps take a photo or two. Experience
the presence of the place and your presence
within that place. Relax and still your
Find a comfortable place, a place that
feels "right". Sit, meditate and experience
What else happens will be largely up to
you, in as much as we all see first that
which we want to see. This is your opportunity
to see beyond yourself, to touch eternity
and the dimensions that surround us. Perhaps
close your eyes and open your mind. Stop
thought for a while and really "be" there.
This is an opportunity to not only observe
the natural power and beauty of a place,
but the natural power and beauty within
you. Observe! Don't judge or discriminate,
just watch and feel.
If you came with company, there may be
a temptation to "run off at the mouth"
in an attempt to communicate your experience.
Resist this! While you are there, just
"be" for a while. Save the chatter for
when you get back.
Before you leave, give appropriate thanks
in the manner of your custom, for the
opportunity of the experience(s) you have
had. Whether they were subtle nuances
or religious in proportion makes no difference.
When you leave, you leave changed! Whether
you are conscious of it or not, you will
have spiritually evolved. You will be
a little more awake in the dream of life.
What to do when you leave