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Rouged Lips, Full Heart, New Year.

In Gina Bishop on January 10, 2015 at 10:56 pm

An Homage to a Year: 

What has been, What will be and What is…

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Last year I made an 8 hour trek to the top of a Volcano in Guatemala to ring in the new 2014 year.  With 13,045 feet of elevation, I shed one whole year and welcomed a new one.1536486_10201820468927532_288443175_n

It was magnificent and also, it was justifiably one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. I definitely wasn’t ‘prepared’, I needed support as the altitude level strained my system, I felt like quitting, I realized quitting wasn’t an option, I kept on going, I felt like quitting again, I was reminded that there was no turning back so, i just kept going… and going…and going… until there was no more going to be done.

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All that was left was reflection… huddled around this very campfire, on the edge of the monstrous Acatenango, a stranger shared that in her country they believed the way you ring in the New Year indicates how your year will unfold.

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