“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” — Langston Hughes
If you are listening or reading this, I’m going to wager you are in the category of people that loves to venture out as the clouds open and begin to pour. You may have found the secret of a local outdoor space – that reveals itself to a free solitude when thunder claps, and snow descends upon your quiet town. There are those that love to feel the rain on their face, as they let their head fall back and their eyes close.
Such people know that in our modern day many of us have the outdoor clothing and gear gear to stay warm inside the elements. All we need is a consistent inner fire to burn and nudge us out of our static indoor life out into the good stuff. I applaud you.
For you, this meditation may find its way to a familiar place.
Here is a poem as we wrap up on …..
we moved a few hours south of the rainforest
still holding on up in the native corners
of the still wild NW
A few hours south of where I slid into
& upon our return
“if you make it 3 years you’ll stay forever”
you either turn from the rain
or rush in joy
into the damp
face of it
As a photo prompt this week; How can you capture rain? Puddles, droplets, reflections in water, rain streaks on the window or your car glass? Stay open and creative. This one may seem challenging, but it’s not. Rain wants to be noticed. Where would we be without it!?
For any willing writers, here are journaling prompts for the week is:
When has a rain storm caught you off guard?
Was it a happy event? Do you look forward to rain?
If you live in a rainy climate do you love the wet ? Why?
Have fun exploring, stay Curious, and Enjoy your mindful time walking and taking photographs outside in nature.
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