The moment the words left his mouth, he felt their impact.  A lie is a heavy thing, a blackhole created by our words that devastates the trust in our relationships with others. This lie came out quickly in a self-defensive way. This facade immediately felt weighty indeed.   As he turned shoulder and walked out of…

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Paddlers have an additional gene.  I wasn’t really aware of it growing up.  I paddled at camp, but horses were my passion so I didn’t learn about this amazing phenomena.  In November David and I were invited to join a fantastic group of people on a rafting trip in the Grand Canyon.  A bunch of…

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“The mountains are fountains of men as well as of rivers, of glaciers, of fertile soil. The great poets, philosophers, prophets, able men whose thoughts and deeds have moved the world, have come down from the mountains — mountain-dwellers who have grown strong there with the forest trees in Nature’s work-shops.” – John Muir My…

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