Everest - Buddhists believe a goddess lives in the mountain and she decides who summits, who doesn't, who makes it down safely, and who doesn't. She doesn't take kindly to big egos or those who try to "conquer" her. Humble respect always.
As I walk towards the ocean I first hear the roar of the sea and then feel the pounding of the waves. As I watch the waves come onto the shore I realize that the ocean has a mind of it's own. Never to be contained or controlled.