Pinpoint a moment in your past where you had to make a big decision. Write about that other alternate life that could have unfolded.
Photographers, artists, poets: show us OTHER.
Some people choose to walk on the tarmac of life. Everything must be level and smooth, even if there could be a pothole sometimes. But others want to walk on the wild side- they prefer the unpaved roads of life.
This photo was taken on the last stretch of the French Route just outside Santiago de Campostela on the Camino.
And I think this was always the 2 choices in my life: the easy way, or the hard way?
I think I lost quite a few opportunities to take the easy way- it seems like the road I have walked in life was always a bit on the rough side…
Sometimes the road of life is full of rocks and extremely slippery. And when that road is going downhill fast, and you carry a heavy burden, you can really fall on your face.
But: if the road only was easy, how would you appreciate it when the good times come? The pain and the sweat and tears makes even the drink of water at the end of the road such a heavenly blessing!
So- most times I miss the turnoff for the easy road. Most times I consciously or unconsciously choose the road less travelled, to go and see what most people would miss along the way. But, as I reflect on it in my blog- I am having a fantastic Ride through life! And the water is sweet and cold…