Why do we strive so hard never to be lost? Why is it that we think that being predictably on course is the “best” way to get somewhere? Why do we choose to bypass our personal navigation systems – ignoring gut feelings, discounting hunches, and over-looking what we see, hear and feel? I have found that there isn’t a situation that I can’t resolve by becoming still and watching patterns and movement in my surroundings.
On a recent hike at a new area, I had to completely trust myself to find the path – for here was the informational kiosk on the path (I interpreted it to mean “trust yourself”).