Navigating by the Sun

All directions meet in your hand. Open it and read the compass you hold.

Because,

until you’re sure which direction you face, there is no knowing

Are you watching a sunrise or the sun set. It matters, you see.

Are we moving, now, into a fresh day

or a long, dark night.

So, read the compass with care.

Either way, change is coming.

UniverseCheck.

 

universe-sunsetwaterPhoto Credit: Anita Bowen Photography

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The Clean Sweep

Legends tell of a people who are naturally organized; their homes are consistently neat and tidy. They have a designated place for all of their things. In these remarkable homes locating keys, phones, and that other shoe takes no time at all. I’ve seen these homes on TV and heard they exist in real life. In these homes all the rooms are clean at the same time. I’m a little jealous of these people.

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The Lone SUV (part 2)

I don’t know if this story will have an end. No story does, really, you just have to decide when to stop telling it.

There is no reason for a car to be in the lot before I pull in this morning. The way it’s parked haphazardly in the far corner of the lot has me suspicious and worried. The building manager assures me, there is no reason for anyone else to be here. And I sit, fuming and frightened, in the car. What are the intentions of the SUV driver. Is he still in the car? (The dangerous unknown is always a guy, it seems) Is he armed? Because, now, it seems any snowflake with a sense of entitlement can go buy a gun and take out his tiny, tiny rage on innocents.

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