Good Morning!

I awoke in the dark hours this morning with a yearning so deep for trees and frost and the fog of my breath as I exhale. I swallowed my need as I poured a cup of coffee and reminded myself of the long list of to-dos unchecked on my desk upstairs.

Ought-tos.

Must-dos.

The call of my fifteen hour work days that are the norm in this season bearing down on my wild heart.

I stood for a breath. And then two.

I stood in the predawn light at the threshold of my office trying to ignore the whisper of the forest.

And then I pivoted on my heels and I ran. I ran for my camera and my backpack. For my journal and my sketchbook and my mittens.

For my sanity.

And as the sun crept over world’s edge, I found myself in a stolen hour among old friends who have lost their summer clothes and whose branches now hang exposed and stoic.

And I remembered that I find my best me here.

Have a lovely weekend, friends!

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  • BeccaNovember 26, 2013 - 5:47 pm

    You are AWESOME. That’s all. Just plain awesome:)ReplyCancel

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