A strange and beautiful thing happened this week-end. I went outside to sit on our back porch and immediately became aware of the most delightful sounds of children laughing and squealing; our neighbors were having a birthday party for one of their kids.
I closed my eyes as I swung in our hammock chair; joyful sounds swirling around me like sweet perfume. Later that evening as my husband and I took a swim, we noticed something different..these were the sounds of adults in different parts of our neighborhood having backyard bar b q’s and get-togethers..
These are the sights, sounds and smells of normal.. It’s like the power is coming back on after an extended outage and everything that was shut off in the world is sputtering, re-setting and whirring back to life.
Let there be light!