Friday Photo: This Place


This place is

This place welcomes them
Year after year
For decades
Sometimes with arms that change
Sometimes that grasp too tightly
Unsure when to let go
There to heal

This place
Scented with pine, cinnamon
Melting Wax
A balm redolent of family
And the essence of hard work

This place showers all who enter
With possibility
And hope
Cleansing the exterior
A mantra of self confidence
And absolute belief in the power of
The mind and body
To learn
And love

This place
This mountain
This home

Let us embrace
Nice to see you again, it cautiously whispers
I’m home

Jennifer Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe is a mom and middle school teacher who loves nothing more than watching kids be brave, courageous and navigate the world. Travel along with her as she attempts to simultaneously slow down and speed up time by trusting fate and the global community to teach us life’s lessons.

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