Mountain Dreaming

Last night I dreamt I was climbing my own personal mountain. It was a hard climb, I was on a path that took me up the shadow side side the climb, I was freezing, tired, wet, but I just kept climbing knowing that the summit would be worth the effort. I rounded a bend and there it was, the summit. Far off higher than I expected. The route between me and the summit was worse than the climb I had just undertaken. I stopped and stared, I took in the surroundings and it was beautiful. I could see the summit, I decided to turn around and go back down. My body was too tired both physically and emotionally to carry on upwards. I was cold, wet and miserable and I knew that warmth safety and shelter awaited back home. I thought that I have come this far, further than most people even dare venture up this mountain, and therefore I could turn her. I could see the summit and it was within reach, turning here was ok. In fact I had no choice, it was a matter of survival, I was in no shape to summit. My mind wanted this to stop my body wanted to be comfortable. And at that moment I took another step upwards towards the summit. Somewher deep inside me I knew that I would never live my life fully if I did not press on. My angel would not let me quit so close to the top. It was now or never, another step up. I can do this, another step. My mind and body fought to turn back down but my heart and soul kept pressing forward. Onwards upwards towards the summit.

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About Dylan Murray

just an ordinary chap on a mission to enjoy life, and live to my full potential. I am a father of three and a friend to many. I live and work in a little piece of paradise we like to call The Kowie. I have a keen sense of adventure and I enjoy the outdoors. I share my life and adventures with Tania, who is my Soul Mate, Lover, Companion and fellow Adventurer. Together we are creating our legacy and loving this journey called life.
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