This is love;
to fly toward a secret sky,
to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
First to let go of life.
Finally, to take a step without feet.
It was a last minute decision. M and I sprinted out of the house yesterday evening and drove down to the Point to watch the sunset. At first we weren’t going to go because it looked as though the clouds would be too thick out to the west. When that happens, you might get a hint of color, but mostly the sun just goes down with little fanfare.
When we got there, we noticed something floating on the water. It turned out to be foam. I’m not sure where the foam came from since the water was so calm. Perhaps sea foam made its way to the bay and into the sound and from there, into the river.
It was a beautiful, peaceful evening, and I think I’ll just let the images speak for themselves (with a little Rumi thrown in for good measure).
That’s how you came here, like a star without a name. Move across the night sky with those anonymous lights.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Thank you for joining me down at the Point. Today’s clouds may lend themselves to an equally spectacular show this evening. Let’s run down to the Point again, and see what happens. Sunset, which was at 7:11 PM yesterday, is at 7:09 PM tonight. It’s breezy, and once the sun goes down, it gets quite cool, so bring a light jacket, sweatshirt, or sweater. I’ll be there a little early, walking along the beach if the tide isn’t high and covering it.
Be good, be kind, be loving. Just Be. 🙂
Today’s joys: The doc’s office calling with great lab results; a visit to the dentist that also went well; the little things I do to take care of myself; a lovely breeze; big, puffy clouds.