On The Edge

On the edge of the world

Breathe

On The Edge

It takes courage for me.

To sit on the edge.

There is nothing to stop me.

I fear the climb

I fear the fall

I fear not climbing

I fear not risking the fall.

To go

To do

Whether the world sees

Or ignores.

It takes courage.

I do not dare

Avoid the edge.

The challenge

I

Accept.

And

Explore.

Breathe.

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24 thoughts on “On The Edge

  1. Okay… I’ll just be sitting over here…

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  2. Life is always about taking the risk when it is necessary to risk. Great picture!

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  3. cindy knoke says:

    Beautiful & good for you!

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  4. inmycorner says:

    Oh – I love this “edgy” post, Colleen! You are always on the precipice of something really big – always – no matter what. I’d frame this one!

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  5. This has me gasping for breath. Awesome, Colleen. ❀ ❀ ❀

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  6. Marissa pretty much said my comment: happy to sit and watch you. lol I wouldn’t want to be looking down over that cliff. πŸ˜‰

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  7. russtowne says:

    Many of the most glorious sights and can only be experienced when one is on the edge touching the sky, whether of a mountaintop, or on the edge touching one’s heart and spirit.
    Thank you for the reminder, Colleen.

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  8. Perfect for an edgy sort of morning Colleen. I don’t know how you do it, but when I visit with you, I’m always aware of where I need to be. Such a wonderful picture.

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  9. ksbeth says:

    and you will fly –

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  10. I’ll need to come back to read this before I do my first major public speaking gig. It’s 5 months away, but I’m already losing sleep over it for multiple reasons. Sigh. Stretching oneself is hard.

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  11. reocochran says:

    This reminds me of Old Man’s Cave in Logan and Rising Park in Lancaster, Ohio. I love to look far and wide from a perch, but as I get older, I am less likely to hang my legs down. Sad, but true. My feet fall asleep!

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  12. Reblogged this on Peter's pondering and commented:
    Just look at this fantastic post from Colleen. What a great image to illustrate what so may of us feel from time to time.

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