Alternative storytelling #7

Rocky terrain.

We observe these features that have been carved out
over many years of weathering storms.
We’ve used this rocky terrain as a place of community,
a place to hide,
a place to climb,
a place to live,
and a place to worship.
Upon feeling the texture of a rock
our minds immediately define what we feel as rough or smooth.
Yet we rarely get upset at the sharpness,
nor do we expect them to be polished.
So why do we put this pressure on ourselves to soften all of the sharp edges and appear perfectly polished when we’re constantly shaped by the passing storms as well?

**all photos were taken by me**

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