"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life."
Have you ever taken one of those personality tests? Your results are letters and you're always like, "oh my goodness! That's so me!" Well, whenever I take those personality tests I'm told that I scored 100% introvert. And I am. I know I am 100% introvert because I am not understand by many and I have nearly complete breakdowns after a week of zero alone time.
I've noticed an interesting occurrence, though. If I haven't had any moments of solitude lately and our family decides to go on one of our wanderings, even though I am around other humans the forest still fills up my solitude longing. My kids could be screaming out their findings the whole way, but yet the stillness of the woods gives seems soothe me still. I am thankful for the woods and their coverings. I feel safe; unknown for a moment and the trees eyes don't cause me the exhaustion that a crowd tends to. I am home, in a way.
A blue feather stills us. It's a feather, yet it's a treasure and my boy's recognize this phenomenon. You see, it's not rarity that makes a thing a treasure; it's the value upon the heart. Introverts know this intuitively, I believe. We are fashioned to find what other's overlook and I hope my kids don't find my introverted tendencies to be annoying as they get older, but they see the wisdom in the stopping.
At times I think, "pinch me!" I cannot believe my luck. I have a family whose time together is so often spend exploring and looking for feathers, yellow leaves and rocks that sparkle. I sparkle in my eyes when I thin of it and I'm just so happy! xx
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