Seeing the forest among the trees

Can't see the forest for the trees

It seem s kind of weird to reflect on reflecting, but I often do a lot of this each year when I am at Lake Powell.  Somehow it just seems appropriate with one of my rare opportunities these days to be out in nature, surrounded by its immenseness and beauty. Today, as I am sitting on the upper deck of a houseboat overlooking Hulls Creek Bay, I realize that  I have spent many hours doing this over the years. I I like to step back and see what has happened. Too often in regular life, i am running around from this to that so quickly that I am among the trees and never take enough time to see if I am really headed where I want to go. By occasionally stepping back, I can evaluate where I am and try to figure out if I am on the right track still.

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