More photos from my Utah Adventure
On walking alone
Our value is not determined by our career, our degrees, our pretty faces, our sexy bodies or any of the other material ornaments in our lives. Our value is not even determined by our thoughts, words or deeds - creative or destructive. We are intrinsically valuable in being part of this incredible creation, we call our world/universe/“nature.” We are valuable because there will never be another person with our perspective, sitting within our consciousness... That elusive part of us, the core, is what creates true beauty in this world. Unfortunately, in times of striving or in times of challenge, a lack of fruits of our efforts, a lack of a tangible positive outcome, may lead us to believe that we are not valuable.
I have driven most of the US and have marveled at mountains, forest, canyons and deserts. Wildlife floors me! Beauty is everywhere in nature which is why we crave it and chase after it.
Who doesn’t enjoy a sunset? But too often we forget that we are a part of nature, that our breathing, moving, thinking bodies (when I say body : I mean mind, body and spirit which are traditionally dissected) are incredible and beauties!
This is tough stuff. I definitely struggle with self worth which is why I believe that it is important to think and talk about it. Don’t be afraid to step away from anything that makes you second guess your worth. I am not encouraging “giving up” but some fights are not worth fighting and others, we will never win.
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