Thursday, March 22, 2018

Finding my Voice

Volumes have been written and professionals spend hours trying to help those in need find the answer to inner peace. Our lives are filled with challenges and situations that sometimes make that peace so very hard to find when the path leads us into the unknown. As anglers we are lucky to have places of healing and peace that just happen to hold Trout or other targets of our obsession. 

Water has always held healing properties and any excuse to get our boots wet is a welcome one indeed. We are able to rinse away much of the dust our travels have covered us in and refresh our spirit with even the shortest of visits to these welcoming oasis.

When I find that my voice has been silenced or muffled by events not under my control I seek out those places where my thirst can be quenched by clear flowing waters and open skies. Stars can provide just enough light on the darkest of nights to guide me to that peace that returns my voice and lightens my heart. Decisions become as clear as the night sky. When daylight returns it is much easier to make those tough choices, like choosing between a size 22 BWO Comparadun or a size 20 Parachute Adams. After all, these are the things that truly matter.