On a hike today, we realize we’re surrounded by poison ivy. That’s one thing. Next, we see what looks like some kind of baby poisonous snake. Finally, another snake slithers by my feet. It’s a path of dangers today.
We stay alert on the path.
Later, we scrub our arms and legs of poison ivy oils and possible deer ticks.
I remember that for every beautiful thing, danger and temptation lurks. It’s wise to stay alert.