“The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.”
Today in our travels, we moved past the mountains and into big sky country. Where the mountain seems to contract its energy to better expand life on its surface, the prairies expand as far as the eye can see. The colours seem almost monochromatic at first and then you see amazing shading, detail and variety. My outlook on this trip also seems to contract and then expand, first withdrawing inward until needed and then forcing myself outward to talk to strangers in restaurants, to interact with my family and to enjoy everything external to me. If I have the internalized energy of the mountain, I need to balance it with my ever expanding prairie sense and realize that they are two facets of the same stone.
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