Rising along the way

Rose before the sun and ventured upwards.  Sneaking a peak of the sun over Mt. Bierstadt as I head up Square Top Mountain.

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Along the way, the Spirit lifted me with delicate, yet, bold color…

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Then I was lifted with the gift of a neighbor, who shared a moment with me.

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Then, I reflected on the upcoming climb.  It would have been a lot quicker to jump in the lake and “rise” to the peak that was reflected before me.

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Then the climb and a chance to look back for a moment.  Same water that I reflected in earlier.

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Then the first, “False” peak…

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And finally, the view of the other side of the mountain.  Could stay here a long time…but the cold wind invited me to consider differently.

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So, the sights at the top caught my attention.

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Then, with the gathering of clouds, it was time to return.

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Some more neighbors came out to greet me along the way.

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Some, were busier than others.

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Tired, soar, yet my spirit was sky high.  Thank you, Spirit.

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