A Heart for Adventure
Any observer of people would agree that one of humanities deepest longings is to be part of a story bigger than themselves. It’ s a desire to be carried away by an adventure that has an ending where the hero wins and the enemy is defeated and the world lives happily ever after. That desire just sits deep in our hearts and nags at us when everything else is quiet.
Our spouses long for it. Our children create their own stories reaching for it. The people around us look for it. We try to build careers around it. And if we find ourselves at a loss for that story, what we have actually lost is our heart. Our heart that at it’s core, before the cares of life steal it away, is full of adventure. Watch the children around you!
And as I sat hanging off the side of that mountain after …