(Editor’s Note: Following are thoughts shared by Guenn Adare. She writes about life’s journey of joy and sorrow, of fulfillmentÂ and loss, of gaining wisdom out of loss and pain, of healing and transcendingÂ our suffering, andÂ of being of service to humanity and to one’s GodÂ â€” unrequitedÂ agape love for all and everything.)
Did you see the sky tonight!?Â Â It was so beautiful.Â The moon was full, and there were big expanses of cloudless sky.Â The moon was shining a silvery, midnight blue path off the ocean, coming right towards me.Â The air was warm, not so very cold like it was last night.Â It was one of those scenes that you could look at for a long time and still not drink it all in.Â I would love to have been sitting somewhere, with someone, just gazing towards the ocean at the beauty of it, and talking.Â A great setting for slow talk, small talk, occasional talk, talking story.
It’s not an uncommon view on this island, but I think the people who grew up here, have seen it all their lives, and take it for granted.Â When you live on the landlocked mainland, that view of the moonlight reflecting off the ocean is like a diamond glowing in the middle of a black coal mine.Â You can’t take your eyes off of it. Read more