I don’t know about you, but it seems like every day I’m trying to pull my head above water and breath some optimism into my life. I don’t mean to sound morbid or depressed, but times now are kind of scary! Todd’s and my life has been blessed… But, I’m more concerned for this world than I have ever known. I do pray everyday….And I’m not even a church goer!…Thats right…I Don’t Go To Church (God forgive me!)…But I know that I’m so blessed to have a sanctuary like Todd’s Backyard, to keep me focused and and centered in God’s love. I pray for my family, I pray for my friends, I pray for this country, I pray for everyone in this world!
Some of the most inspirational times in Todd’s Backyard, to me, are the spectacular sunrises and sunsets in the desert.
The thing is, all of the photos that we’ve captured, have been of sunsets, even though the sunrises can be just as spectacular!
It makes me think about Benjamin Franklin, when he sat, in physical misery, at the Constitutional Convention. He kept his mind off of his physical pain by staring at the back of a chair which was carved with a sun…..He could not tell if, in this carving, the sun was rising or setting.
I think a lot of folks these days, think that the sun is setting, on their lives, on this nation, on this world….But I do believe the best could, and will be ahead…because with the storm, the sunset may take your breath away, but there is always a sunrise to come!