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Hope rising

Land of living skies; an emjayandthem photo

Have you ever noticed that while everything around you changes and churns, our sky is always there?

Oh yes, it’s ever moving, especially those prairie skies I remember from days of old.

I found this photo by accident; digging through photos of our soon-to-be-graduate, this one appeared.

It gave me pause.

I stopped what I was doing and, for a time, I was transported.

Once again, I smelled wild sage and marveled at the scars prairie schooners had left in the hillside.  Mica crumbled between my fingertips and I gasped remembering the feeling of ancient arrowheads scratching my skin as I stuffed them into my Levis.

When you find yourself overwhelmed or stressed, do what I do:  Look up.

Look up at our shared sky and dare yourself not to be filled with wonder.

Dare yourself not to be transported.

Dare yourself not to feel hope rising.

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