What is it about standing so high above the city’s skyline that seems to give us a sense of jubilation and power? I guess it’s easy to imagine delusions of grandeur when it feels like we’re towering over a miniature Atlantis. Perhaps, we are jealous of the fact that God gets to see scenes like this on a daily basis and if we are lucky enough, so can we.
It’s even more special when you come upon such a site quite unexpectedly. I was on a tour bus in San Francisco when the guide told us we would be stopping to see the view from Twin Peaks. “Nice”, I thought. “Let’s see what we’ve got.”
I wasn’t quite prepared for such a heavenly view. I imagined that this would be the perfect place for me to have a house constructed on that very spot so that I would have the joy of looking out at this every day.
But then, there’s my fear of heights…..