Why You Should Visit the Places That Give You Peace
The place I go when I need to reset my soul.
The first time I stood on the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico after my best friend died, my tears were uncontainable.
The beach was our place. Those gently lapping waves washed away our stress and refreshed our souls. Life was liveable again after a trip to the coast.
Only two months had passed since we lost her, and I wasn’t sure what to expect.
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As the initial breaths of the salt air entered my lungs, a pain concealed in the corner of my heart broke free. Many tears flowed over the next five days.
As painful as it was, I’m happy we went to the beach.
Being there with her family healed all of us, but also made us feel closer to her. The ocean was her first love, and communing with it reminded us she would always be with us.
“First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.”
- Thomas A. Kempis
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