English 101 Tucker
February 4 2015
The Best Place For Serenity
The word serenity can mean many different things to a broad variety of people. If I was to ask each and every one in a room exactly where they found their serenity they might describe a place like their room reading a book or they just might say something like dancing in the rain listening to music. To me serenity is an attitude or place free from all the stress and worry that you may be facing. I am here to tell you the best place imaginable, a place like no other that reaches every aspect of what it means to have full serenity. The best place for serenity is at my grandparents’ waterfall during the summer because of the feeling of peace that fills you, the beauty of nature surrounding you, and the escape you have from everyday life.
The first reason that the best place to reach full serenity is at my grandparents’ waterfall during the summer is because it offers a feeling of peace that is desperate to fill you. When is the last time you really got to enjoy the natural beauty of nature by just stepping into your own backyard? Looking at the house, you cannot see the wonder of the waterfall. However, if you walk the trail that leads through the woods, it will eventually end at a waterfall. The trail is guided by stepping stones so as to not step on the wild flowers. At a distance, as you are walking down this trail you may see deer prancing along with their family or eating freshly grown grass. To the right you will see an old rusty barn that reminds you not everything looks prettier new, but that the beauty is still divine even in the strangest of places. As you listen carefully, you can hear the water rumbling underneath the bridge just as it is about to change course. It fills you with the awe-inspiring idea that it is God’s perfect design to fill you with a sense of peace.
The second reason that the best place for serenity is at my grandparents’ waterfall during the summer is of the beauty of nature surrounding you. It is the kind of beauty you will see in the Yellow Poplar tree just when it start to sprout majestic yellow flowers coming from the tulip-shaped leaves just as your heading down the trail. The tranquil water that flows down the creek. Even the aroma of all kinds of…