A few weeks later he called her and asked 'Can I come and pay you now?'
He had taken her counsel as he was out of other options and didn't know what else to do.
He had found peace again and his life had been changed for the better.
My friend, who related this story to me, was at the seminar where this specialist spoke. As she shared this with me it struck a chord in my own soul and I have been trying to heed that. My recent stresses have included another move, getting reestablished and helping my children through the challenges of changes.
We're right up against a mountain now and only a few minutes from some walking trails. I went out with my friend and her husband last weekend for a short hike. It truly was renewing. I was reminded of the importance of taking time in our routine to breathe in fresh air, to absorb the beauties of nature and to appreciate what we have been blessed with.
Life can be filled with change. Nature and Seasons may be too. We can do well to learn from that symbolism.