They had saved for a year in order to have the trip of their dreams. They didn’t skimp on everything but they most certainly had shown restraint. And, it was worth it.
The beauty. The peace. The lifted oppression. Their legs felt hollow. Their chest felt weightless. That was freedom. Sweet, intoxicating freedom. And, they climbed up high. Peace brought clarity. And clarity brought action.
This was the proverbial calm before the storm. It was going to be hard but now she was hardened and free of all ties.