Spring Rain

April 9, 2010

Today on the East Coast it is cloudy and cool

…with 60% chance of precipitation…

…and likely thunderstorms.

Yesterday was sunny and warm.

Spring is settling in and we are all scrambling to adjust.  There are more hours of light and greater clarity of our surroundings. There is immense relief as we stretch our legs, step outside and escape from our indoor imprisonment.

Then, there is significant disappointment in the set back of a rainy day.

There are ways to ease the tense tether of wet grey skies,

and perhaps ways to revel in the ties that bind.

Light candles…Listen to music…Write a letter…

Visit a quiet indoor space…Sip from a mug…Read a book…

Look…Listen…Watch the rain…Hear the wind…

Let all other preoccupations wait, and just be where you are

…with what you have.

The time we spend weathering the inclement

is what makes sunny comfort so anticipated.


6 Responses to “Spring Rain”

  1. Kristi Says:

    Love this post! Such an optimistic outlook on a rainy day. 🙂

  2. Derek Says:

    I love this and I love you!

  3. everydayglamour Says:

    What gorgeous pictures! Your blog is like an oasis of calm…beautiful! I’m adding you to my blogroll! 🙂

    • stylepie Says:

      Thanks Kate! I adore your blog, too…and as you see you are on my blogroll as well. You are a true EverydayGlamour Guru!

  4. listen to the rain -e Says:

    listen to the rain

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