When earth planted obstacles in her path that threatened to stop her progress toward the sea, she kept going. The sun and desert warned her that they would sap her of strength, that she was too small, and that she would evaporate in the face of their power. The mountains explained that she was too low, slow, and timid to challenge their greatness. Still, she moved on, slowly but surely defeating the brutal landscape and wearing away at the harsh edges of earth…removing or circumventing all obstacles, she stripped away the austere and threatening facade to reveal the nature of earth…peace and beauty flourish when all parts flow together in harmony…

“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” 

And through persistence, the nature of all things will be revealed. 

The San Juan River. 

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