Grainy

Cornbread.

Cabin walls.

Pretentious personalities.

Sand in my swimsuit.

Low light photography.

My middle aged memories.

Today’s daily prompt.

GRAINY

I’m sorry this sounds like the random answers to some family night board game category, but it’s all I’ve got tonight. I take that back, I’m not really sorry; I like game night!

 

Photo credit: https://stocksnap.io/photo/1PXZR3FSA2

 

Rainbow Platitudes

Not every storm produces a rainbow. Not every rain shower yeilds flowers. 

Sometimes it just rains. 

Storms come. Floods happen. Rain falls. That’s life. 

Too often we settle for platitudes when we should acknowledge and accept that crap happened. We can learn and grow, or we can keep passing off Pinterest quotes and out of context Bible verses as actual help; ultimately going nowhere. 

I get it, really I do, sometimes you just want to hear happy, fluttery fluff. The reality is you need to hear the truth in order to move forward. 

The truth is a rainbow is a natural phenomenon that can be reproduced with a little water, light and the right angle. Flowers grow because of the natural cycle of spring warmth, sunshine and rain. 

God absolutely can and will use his creation to speak to you, but he’ll also tell you to get up, dry, yourself off, and keep going, simply by sending people like me to remind you of the truth…

Sometimes it just rains. 

Jury Duty

Here I am once again, jury duty. This is the 3rd time in 4 years that I’ve been called. In the 20+ years I’ve lived in this county, I’ve been called 4 times total. Other people I know in this same county have never been called even though they may have lived here even longer. Everyone over 18, with a driver’s license, here is registered, and yet I get picked regularly at random.

If I played the lottery and my odds were this good I’d eventually win big! 

Perhaps when this is over I’ll buy a couple of lottery tickets. Who knows? 

Now off to do my civic duty.