I’m a deep thinker. Sometimes my mind trails off in wonder over something that many overlook or consider ordinary. Today I just wanted to share some of the things that I contemplated over the past week to see if anyone else ever thinks about these things too. I don’t think we take time to stop and be curious often enough. I’ve found that the more I travel and wander, the more I wonder. Being full of wonder is often seen as exclusively a childhood experience, but I think adults need it too–we all have an inherent need to be wonder-full. It’s that wonder that can and should project us towards compete wonder of God and His goodness, which results in praise. And praise is how we fight our battles.
I love road trips, particularly ones where I don’t have to drive, because it gives me time to look out the window and daydream. I love imagining what the landscape would have looked like before it was settled by humans, back when the animals would run wild and the plants grew wherever they wanted to. I love imagining the wild freedom the land had before civilization took over. I love admiring God’s creation and the marvelous job He did. It fascinates me how some places are as flat as flat can be, while others are full of hills and mountains and the road curves around steep drop-offs and goes over rivers and streams. I love watching as the sun rises and the fog lifts over the landscape. I love the quaint country roads and the magnificent structure of bridges and highways. I love following wherever the road leads, whether it’s planned or unexpected. Continue reading “Road Trippin’”