I think spending time in God's creation, you need to enjoy the view. You don't fall to get to the top of the mountain. It takes hard work, diligence, and even some bruises to get us to where God wants us to be in life.
"We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.” ― Francis Chan, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God