While oval and flat, it reminded me of a map, maybe even a kind of globe.
This little touchstone was discovered when out on our last river rafting journey some seasons ago. While I did gather up a few others to be passed forward as well, this one in particular I was pondering about keeping.
I so enjoy all things stone and also love maps of all kinds as well.
Here, in my hand, was both...
Such stones have true character, like that of a Scholars Rock .
These stones have an ancient story too, much like Ceremony Stones .
This one, spoke of journeys, with its' terrain of lines and cracks, and the unknown inviting symbolic maps within all of this.
I run my fingers over it, as I do with all my other maps, trying to discover what is hidden there, as with my many charts too.
I ponder long about keeping it. But that wouldn't feel just right. For it needed to be on a further journey, maybe even now in your own hand Dear Finder.
Know that I will miss it, but having gently painted upon it, 'Mixed In' all the elements within those bright colors, and then quietly having placed it - I'm sure you will then give it an adventurously memorable home..... DSD