When I heard the Olympic Park was going to be open to the public, I couldn't wait to visit. I planned to walk all the way via the river.
I decided to go there today.
My head told me it was too hot for walking; but my heart told me I could walk in the shade at a leisurely pace and take lots of rest if needed.
Before I left, I saw myself already at the park, sitting on a bench, enjoying the view. Now that I was already at the park I knew I was going to get there.
As I walked, it got hotter and hotter. I stopped off at this park and sat on a bench in the shade. My head said, "Why continue in this heat? You could go there another day."
After I had been resting for about half an hour and was really relaxed, I felt another pull towards the Olympic Park. So I continued walking until it got too hot to continue. I stopped at another park and sat on a bench in the shade. I convinced myself that there was no need to continue; I could go easily go there another time when it's a lot cooler. After resting for about half an hour, I felt another tug towards my destination.
By this time, there was no shade at all. It was boiling! From time to time, I would feel a nice cool breeze, which kept me going. A cyclist stopped and asked me where I was headed and I told him. He asked me where I'd come from and I told him. He said he'd actually started at the same place and was going to the same place. He was amazed I had walked that far. I told him I might see him at the park and said goodbye.
When I got to a particular point I didn't think it was the entrance so I walked on. By the time I arrived at what I thought was the entrance, I was so hot, I wanted to splash some water on my face. I noticed a few guys sitting around a bench. One guy said I looked really hot and asked me if I needed some water to drink and to splash on my face. He offered me a glass of water and I had a sip and splashed some on my face to keep myself cool. I told him where I was headed and he said I had walked past it and directed me where to go. He then gave me a hug and wished me well.
When I arrived at the entrance and asked for directions to the park, I was told it was another 10 minutes walk. Ten minutes! 600 seconds! Good grief! It felt like I'd been running a marathon and the end is nowhere in sight. Got to keep going!
At the park, I was desperate for some respite from the heat but couldn't see any shade in sight. I asked one member of staff if there was any shade and he pointed me in the direction where I could find trees to sit underneath. He also suggested if I was really desperate I could go to the cafe and get myself a drink. I told him I'd already had a drink.
I found a bench in the shade and sat down. Bliss! There was a nice cool breeze too. Double bliss! I was finally one with my self that had arrived a long time before me. I then moved to another bench in the shade which was just as divine. I loved it and it was overlooking the river.
After resting for about half an hour, I walked around the park for a while and was then ready to go home. At the exit, I saw the man who had directed me to some shade. He asked me if I had found a seat in the shade. I thanked him for his help. I told him I had been so hot earlier. He said I should have asked him for some water and he would have given me some. He gave me a hug and wished me a safe journey home. I caught the bus from the local bus station part of the way and walked the rest of the way, which took about 15 minutes.
When I see the outcome as already done, I can see myself doing what I desire. That self is like a magnet pulling me to my destination and assisting me every step of the way.
Nothing can separate me from the desires of my heart, not even stifling hot weather.
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