Sometimes I feel so low and struggle to smile each day. I have found that being outside works wonders for me and it may be because I can see and feel close to the Creator. I feel love and peace while being at one with nature. I enjoy the smell of dirt, grass and flowers. The bugs are speedy and sometimes beautiful. The sun feels warm on my skin and the red skin often proves it. The climbing which hiking and bouldering offers has been adventurous and yet safe with every step being backed by the rock support along the way. Incredibly, and on a much deeper level, it seems that the rock is always there to help you make the next step. It will also catch you when you slip and start to fall. In many ways that relates to our LORD’s love for us. G-d is a rock and our souls are climbing higher in anyway to reach for and connect with Him. Seems that hiking has done much good not just for my physical body but also my spirit!