How a man on the Spectrum learns to live

What will your story be?

What will your story be?

Inspired by my previous post: “Let’s Keep Moving!“, I wrote a poem about how I feel when I hike. I hope I inspire you to find your own unique meditation.

It can be anywhere: the trail you take
If you think about it, the difficulty doesn’t matter
The only constant thing is the anticipation: the feeling of silent preparation you’ve had before
The way your limbs and muscles tense and release when you breathe deeply and your lungs expand,
And then…you feel ready
You see the different sights around you, you have more breathing space
Concentrating on the movement of your legs
Carefully feeling as each step connects to the ground and your feet are gently grounded
The focus is only on the present moment
This is you, in the midst of one piece of Creation
When all is said and done, this is a moment
When you are connected perfectly with Spirit
Nothing can take that away from you
You are always blessed
May every step you take be better than your last
Happy Trails!

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Comments on: "Hiking Meditation: A Poem" (2)

  1. This is a wonderful poem! I’d like to print it and keep it with me in my fanny pack to remind me to be present in the moment when I am hiking. Too often I let my mind wander.

    • Dear Miss Sampson,
      Of course you can print it out so you can have it with you. Don’t forget to credit me for my work & enjoy your future hikes!

      Anthony

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