Words might evoke an array of emotions.
Pictures reveal more than 1,000 words.
They tell of many memories:
Memories of a first Kiss. The perfume of a horse filled the Venezuelan stables. I was three years of age – my first love.
Children are naturally curious, peering through innocent eyes they view the world. Allowed to freely touch, watch, taste. Listening to innate instincts develops the experience of joy and confidence.
Later, these will be our prowess and artistry.
Children explore without fear:
I sat with all kinds of animals.
Played in many fields
As a toddler no gates held me in.
I walked on fences; later as a young teenage, I won a gold medal in gymnastics in Portugal.
And I Rode Horses All My Life
The sense of freedom and a profound relationship. Strength, gentleness, power, respect. A fond love, teaching me what no human was able – unfathomable appreciation and pain!
The heart opened to life.
Young Love finds us “Somewhere in Time” countries, cities alive in dance – art, a moment in time, we wish could last forever.
What dreams many not come.
Life continues a cycle that is not foretold. We breathe a long sigh, and continue the dance to the music of life’s journey.
The Fall of our lives bring new colors.
The winds of change have swept us up into nature’s arms.
The Winter of our life has come.
Where the stream wanders is no longer our choice.
Where life takes us, none of us have known for sure.
New life begins it’s cycle of birth beneath the surface – not for our eyes. It is ours to walk on…… to destinies unknown.
For we have lived, loved, viewed life and humanity in it’s horror, our eyes have wept as our hands grew old. Look back once and remember:
MicheleElys is a Neuro-Behaviorist: TBI – Recovery & Solutions Author – Keynote Speaker Reluctant French Chef & Equine Devotee