“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us."  Travelling transports us beyond our present borders. Spiritual hindrances, mental roadblocks, emotional valleys and physical barriers stagnate our lives. Buried under the immense load, air slowly drains from the chambers of our lungs. Life is seeping from our crushed chests. In the … Continue reading “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

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Autumn

This was one of my college admissions essays. ---                Smells of autumn paint the leaves with orange, rust, and golden hues. Swirling tendrils of whispering wind play about the tip of my nose. I hug my jacket tighter around my body and breathe in the deep warmth of sunshine. Eyes closed, my chin naturally … Continue reading Autumn