The sun glistens off the water. A cool breeze ripples the surface while life teems beneath. The lake sits stationary, patient, calm. It fills and drains, grows and shrinks. The lake is, and its calm teaches.
I chose to listen. Here’s what I learned.
3 Lessons from the Lake.
“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” – Wallace Stevens
1.) The Lake Teaches Patience.
During a drought the water level drops. During spring and summer as the snow in the mountains melts, the water level rises. But it’s always the same lake, as it empties and it fills, it’s the same. The lake doesn’t control how much water it holds, it just receives and stores.
This serene lake reminded me to be patient.
It reminded me to breathe and accept what is.
The lake reminds me not to be rushed…
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