taking a new way home

When you do the same things all the time

You get the same outcome

When you mingle with the same group of people

Take the same way home

Park in the same spot

Live inside the little box of comfort that surrounds you

Well, life will be same

And that may not be a bad thing

It is predictable and safe

But it does not open up the door for new opportunities

New chance encounters

New adventures or sites to be seen

It simply is what it is

And some days that is exactly what we need

We need to get what we expect

We need to know what is coming around the bend next

We do not want to be surprised or come onto a little hiccup

That spins us out of control

But there are other days when we crave adventure

We long for deep conversation with strangers

Want to get lost and have to figure out a new way home

These are the days when we want to live on the edge

Take the risk

Be wide open to whatever may come our way

I tend to lean more towards the days where we do not know what is coming next

So I take a different way home

Park in a new spot

Spark up a conversation with a stranger

And really listen to what the world is saying

It is these days where the unexpected brings complete joy

New friendships are sparked

And beautiful memories are created