Do you hear it?
It’s not only an invitation to adventure from somewhere outside ourselves, but also an intangible summons from deep within.
It rests on mist shrouded mountain tops, sways suspended above the oceans’ floors, and hums from deep within boreal forests and tropical jungles waiting for us to answer.
Now do you hear it?
It trails the wind, skating over the top of the world, hardly slowing to rattle our shutters, pound on our windows, and whistle down our chimneys, leaving a hint of eucalyptus in the room as a reminder to RSVP ~
Maybe, you feel it, instead.
Often, it’s camouflaged –
churning a whirlwind of indecision in our bellies,
cocooning our hearts in a bubble of restlessness,
or squeezing our throats with extraneous excuses
until it is noticed.
So, do you feel it?
…paused in that space between breaths
until, weary of our procrastination, it decides
Incessant little bugger, right? Well, it finally caught my attention and my inner eight-year-old is ecstatic with the decision. I’ll let you know how her adult counter part fairs in about three weeks time * . Until then – be well. In the meantime, maybe you’d like to think about and share your perspective on what’s been calling to you these days…