I was out in the water in a kayak enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
I paddled over near to the fisherman, but not so close as to scare away his catch.
It was hot and very sunny out on the water–there was only a little shade near the bank of the pond–and I frequently had to wipe my forehead beading with sweat under the open sun.
But it was nice to just be out there–on the water, surrounded by the greenery, the sun overhead, some birds and frogs about, and a even a little breeze shimmering over the the water.
Even better than paddling itself, is just stopping, sort of sitting back, and just listening to the silence, breathing in the nature, and letting everything else just go for a little while.
One with nature, one with G-d, and feeling integrated myself. 😉
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)