Climb Every Mountain


I make a semi-annual pilgrimage to central Colorado to visit family and stare at the awesome wonder of giant mountains. Mostly, I mountain gaze because traveling 7,000 feet into the sky from my home on the plains leaves me sucking wind after a walk across the street. This is Mount Princeton rising 14,197 majestically into the clouds. The view puts things into perspective.

Here are some words of wisdom for your mountain gazing.

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. ~Dag Hammarskjold

To live for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top. ~Robert M. Pirsig

There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same. ~Chinese Proverb

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. ~Edmund Hillary

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way! ~Dr. Seuss

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4 thoughts on “Climb Every Mountain

  1. There's always gonna be another mountain, I'm always always gonna want to make it move. Always gonna be an uphill battle, sometimes I'm gonna have to lose…

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