Stability, intention, and purpose are intertwined. Their relationship is like that of soil, water, and sky, always working together to replenish the other through the cycle of precipitation and evaporation. It wasn’t until I had walked for two hours across sandy hills that this made sense, when I recognized that a simple adjustment in my footing made the journey through the dunes much less strenuous. To experience the joy and beauty of the dunes, I had to place my feet a certain way in order to secure them so I didn’t tire out. Just like *that* I was more able to get where I wanted to go!

While nature is perfect in its purpose, we must condition ourselves through awareness and practice to develop strategies that will work with us instead of against us in our pursuits. Whether it is business, love, a friendship, or a personal struggle you are going through, making even the most minor adjustment can reveal a more fruitful outcome.

Have a wonderful week!



Alee SvenssonSeptember 29, 2013 - 8:49 pm

So eloquently written. The way you see things and apply them to your life is amazing, you’re amazing. I love, love reading your blog. To this day I feel blessed to have found such a talented person via social network to look up to. :)

Dino CelestinoSeptember 30, 2013 - 7:31 am

Pretty much what Ms. Svensson said, above!

I saw your post on instagram of the same image in this blog. Cool coincidence, I posted a similar image as the cover photo to my fb photo page last night. I’m curious where the dunes in your picture are located? Beautiful scene. Beautiful capture.

Michelle BlackOctober 2, 2013 - 2:34 pm

Thank you so much. I’m happy you enjoyed the post Alee : )

Michelle BlackOctober 2, 2013 - 2:34 pm

Thank you and this is Silver Lake, MI!

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