Surprising who you will find in the middle of the woods, sitting by a path. I wonder were they put there just for us to discover.
"You are almost there.", they encouraged us as we met them, sitting on a bench, by the last incline before the farm.
He was retired, she a simple bus driver. Together, they were happy. They had been coming here for years, discovering new things with each trip. About the land, about life, about love.
They take more rests along the way, sitting by each others side. Each moment captured, the life wrestled out of it. They spoke to everyone they saw, or would give them the time. Watching them stare out into the valleys, I wondered what they saw with wisened eyes.
I feel there is much we could learn from those sitting by the side of the path.