Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: a connection with nature, meaningful relationships, and the search for understanding. Three passions, have carved the path I have walked and will continue to guide me on my life’s journey.
I have sought a connection with nature, first, because it brings peace – peace which reaches so deep into my soul that I am completely engulfed in a cloud of tranquility. I have sought it further for it relieves self-doubt – to be in sync with so simple, and natural an environment as nature, reinforces confidence to pursue dreams. I have sought it, finally, because in observing natures miracle’s, I have seen that miracles do exist, painting rainbows following the storm. This is what I sought, and through nature I have seen light and hope.
With equal passion I have sought meaningful relationships. I have wished to connect with loved ones through out my life. I have wished to share experiences with family and friends that will bring us close together. So close that in losing one of them that pain is heart wrenching. It is then that I know that we have loved each other. Pieces of each our lives have become part of the other person, and in losing them we have lost a part of ourselves, but that connection between us will always exist.
A search for understanding of my life fills my mind with constant questions. My purpose on this earth is a burning entity in the pit of my stomach, driving me forward, pushing me on. Guidance can only be provided by others to a certain extent before we must take over and complete our own journey. The journey I must travel I have yet to reveal, or perhaps I am already walking the path, it is my purpose, here, that sparks my fire.
Is nature important to anybody? What role does it play in an individual's life? The fields of beans, ants, birds, and pond represent Walden as a small piece of nature that can provide spiritual development and the nurturing of the mind. Henry David Thoreau emphasizes his spiritual perception to Walden Pond, as the important place where he has experienced the "essential facts of life." On the other ...
This is my life. Passions are what make it worth the while, having the opportunity to relive every moment is a gift I could never refuse.