Beneath Your Feet

Enchanted Rock's Geodetic Survey Mark

“KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE STARS, AND YOUR FEET ON THE GROUND.”

~ Theodore Roosevelt ~

Enchanted Rock State Park, Fredericksburg, Texas

One of my favorite hikes in Texas is to the top of Enchanted Rock, the star attraction at Enchanted Rock State Park near Fredericksburg, Texas.

In this image, we are standing at the Geodetic Survey Reference Marker at the top of the rock.

Speaking on youth, Roosevelt’s quote encourages you to be practical AND generous with your ideals. Keeping thoroughly grounded, but always reaching for the stars; not staying stuck in one or the other.

As we stood at this geodetic marker, we once again felt a sense of accomplishment for hiking the rock and finding the marker (it is not as obvious as you might think).

But when we looked up, we saw our shadows stretching east towards a full moon rising, and we were reminded by the universe that there is always more to reach for in life.

Sun setting, moon rising on top of Enchanted Rock

 INSPIRED BY WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: BENEATH YOUR FEET

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