This spring and summer, Atlanta has had more than its fair share of thunderstorms - heavy rain, damaging winds, thunder and lightning. Figuratively speaking, my family has weathered a few storms, too. But this evening as I drove home from Lindy's house - following a productive but exhausting few hours with her and Megan - I saw the most beautiful rainbow I have seen in a long, long time. The picture doesn't do it justice, but there it is.
It made the storm seem worthwhile, and left me with such a feeling of well-being. Indeed, it gave me hope that maybe everything really will turn out all right in the end. Maybe I am following the path I am meant to travel. Yes, I have a lot of work to do. But maybe if I am able to ride out the rough times, the floods and the power outages, the heart stopping thunderclaps and the blinding flashes of lightning, something beautiful will come out of it.
I'm going to hold onto that for a while.
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