Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a fan of the rain. Really hate the wet stuff actually. But I’m all about finding the beauty in everything around me. It sure does rain a LOT in these woods so I’ve been searching for the beauty.
I think I’ve found it. It was a virtual waterfall the other day (seriously if you can see streams of rain in a photo, that’s some heavy rain! See the streams?). But as I looked past the pounding rain, I noticed all of the beauty the rain brings and I was thankful (but wet). All of that green stuff in the background? That would be brown if not for the rain! All of those trees? They would not be hovering over me and protecting the squirrels if not for the rain!
And after all of these April showers, I am very certain there will be May flowers! So we will weather these storms and STREAMS of rain and we will be happy with their outcome and relish in all of the color that they bring for our Summer fun!
Bring on the rain. We have umbrellas and ponchos (and a house to hide in when it gets this heavy…GEESH). Yes, Mother Nature, I respect you and all of your fury and I can find the beauty in your heavy tears. Keep our ground moist, fuel our soil, and make our woods grow!
In case you didn’t already know, I’m a huge fan of flowers and I think I see bunches on the horizon! You can find beauty in anything if you look hard enough! Keep looking and enjoy!
Christy Gossett, managing editor of SoFabFood and creator of the healthy living blog, Insanity Is Not An Option, is a WAHM of 6 kids ranging in age from 27 to 8. She enjoys sharing her heart-healthy, low sodium recipes to help others with dietary restrictions enjoy a flavorful life while maintaining a healthy diet.
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