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He looked to where I was pointing and said "Oh, that looks like the Ranger Service conducted a managed burn..."
"A managed burn? What's that?"
Dad went on to explain that a couple years prior, a windstorm hit the area, and toppled down all the trees, making it impossible for anyone to get through the area - including the wildlife like moose, bear, and deer. The Forest Rangers deliberately set fire to areas of the woods to "clean the forest floor." By doing so, they prevent uncontrolled wildfires, they make it easier for larger wildlife like to re-enter the woods, and it allows new growth to come in and heal the damaged and scarred areas from the storm. Sure enough, a couple years later we came back to the same place, and I looked up and saw a green and lush mountain.
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I am allowing what was meant to be
to spring up from the ashes.
Starting over is never easy - even for trained professionals. There can be many variables and unknowns, and it can be scary. But, when you plan a managed burn and regrowth properly, and with the right people to assist, you can grow back stronger, more resilient and better than before. Sometimes when you are trying to Open Doors to Reach Your Key Potential, you need to Blaze some Trails.
What space in your life do you need to clear in order to grow? If you need help - I have a match.
Please come visit me in my new neck of the woods - http://blazingtrailscoaching.wordpress.com/
Until then, Hit the Heights!
Priscilla Hansen, CPC - Business & Leadership Guide
Blazing Trails Coaching