I don’t know if it is because we were struck by lightening today (we were not on our way to Damascus) but after the cataclysmic rain storm that followed, as the sun came out and stippled the hillside opposite, it struck me how extraordinary Life is — the whole shebang — all living things — our biosphere, from the bacteria in the soil, the worms in the grass that the crows, hopping about, are pulling out, the naked oak trees on the hill and me, worrying about the food warming up in the burnt out freezer while the man up the pole, mending the supply, is buffeted by the wind — it is all absolutely extraordinary.
Thanks To Kevin W Burkett for this photograph of Lightening over Philadelphia.
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How very true! Also, thank you for “nudging” me to write :). I’ve been having a hard time doing it lately, but I’ll get myself together and do it!