The Universe in a Droplet

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And when the Sun comes out,
After this Rain shall stop,
A wondrous Light will fill
Each dark, round drop…
~William Henry Davies from “The Rain

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I wouldn’t mind mud in August, just once, to see what is brown become lush and green overnight.

How sweet it would be to see copious tears spilling unchecked from a shrouded heaven.

Instead I must settle for one morning of northwest drizzle. An emerging sun illuminates these perfect round spheres with wondrous light as they roll off leaves and petals to huddle puddled together in community on the ground, only to evaporate by mid-day.

However, the wait for rain is never too long in this land of mush and mud ten months out of the year.

Rain will come sooner than I can imagine; soon again I will see a glistening crystalline reflection of the universe in a droplet.

The Living Water is always undimmed, its taste ambrosial.

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One thought on “The Universe in a Droplet

  1. here in the land of u of o ducks, we get plenty of that same rain of which you speak. i have come to respect and welcome it after my 63 years here. it brings peace, and is a comfort to listen to as i fall asleep. and i do love the glistening drops on the leaves, with Heaven’s light reflected. He waters our earthly home, reminding me of His constant love and presence, and the washing away of all the mess of life, promising complete restoration in a twinkling of an eye. i love your posts…thank you so for the blessing of reading them!

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