The Mountains

By Michael W. Raley

I close my eyes and retreat into my mind.

I can see the mountains as if I am there.

The majesty, the beauty, the only place

Where my spirit, mind, and body are at peace.

The winding roads,

The gorgeous blue skies

Seemingly untouched by industry.

The snow-capped peaks at the height of summer.

Nature’s grandeur of wildlife-

Elk, big-horned sheep, and marmots

Living out their existence.

How my soul longs for the mountains!

The mountains are not obstacles,

But a point of perspective.

For when viewed from the mountain top,

Our problems become small and insignificant.

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2 thoughts on “The Mountains

  1. I would like to share some of the spiritual encounters I have had with the higher power, one of which I actually ascended to the top of a mountain and saw the kingdom of heaven. Another I posted about an out of body experience. Other encounters were just as rare and I posted evidence of them. Please click on my name and check out my blog. I like what you are doing keep it up my friend. 🙂

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