Spiritual Places

In real life, we weather storms, endure pain, and grow from our experiences, often without a clear path from the lowest points to the highest. Summitting a great mountain offers the opportunity to turn aching into victory in a more controlled way. Waking and sleeping in a sacred place for five days, I had been feeding my demons into the metaphorical fire to motivate me on the way up. Old, festering fears and doubts had been incinerated like emotional garbage in the flames of my ascent.

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