It is said that we all have at least one soul place in the world. A place of empowerment, belonging and rejuvenation. To me it is a place of freedom. Freedom from what pulls me in different directions in my daily life.

How we all get to our soul places may vary. My mode of transportation on this soulful journey is by foot. It is a journey that takes me far back from the physical comforts of our everyday lives. I almost said home, but my soul feels at home the further  into the forest I go away from my physical “home”

In less than 2 weeks I leave those comforts and discover how important everything I have packed on my back is to me. I travel into a different country, far from anyone I know, to a  landscape I have never seen other than in books, and put faith in the foot path that lies ahead of me.

I am nervous, scared, exhilarated, emotional and excited for what lies ahead. The Vermont Long Trail will be a journey that will challenge me in every way possible… mind, body and spirit. Soon begins the journey where I will lose a piece of myself and find a whole other. I will find the FREEDOM to just be. Get ready to join me on this crazy ride!! August 2nd (My 51st birthday!!)  is the day!

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Comments 1

  • Ruby : Jul 27th

    Keri, I’ll be following you along the way. I had plans to do spend 1 week on the trail, starting around August 5, but sadly I’ll have to push it back to the end of the month.
    I wish you have the most wonderful experience of your life.
    Please keep the posts coming ?


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