This is a piece I wrote back in January 2005, but it ties in so perfectly with a Discussion Topic I began yesterday on my Facebook group, I decided to reprint it. I was living in Ft. Lauderdale at the time.
I don't know about you, but whenever I see a rainbow, I break into a smile. This past Sunday was a perfect case in point ... it had been gray and overcast all day with intermittent bouts of rain and a cold front that had caused at least a 20+ degree drop in temperature.
I was sitting at my desk and just happened to look out the window ... and there before my very eyes was a huge rainbow ... with a smaller one by its side ... and I couldn't help but smile. What is it about rainbows?
And for that matter, what is it about all of the incredible examples of nature's magic and mystery that strike such chords of wonder? I certainly can't explain it but I do know I feel it ... How about you?
I think the whole point here is that if we do our best to remember to be as open and aware as possible ... as much of the time as possible ... we increase the likelihood of witnessing so much of the magnificence of everyday life ... that is just waiting for our recognition ...