“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.“
We all love bright, sunny days, but have you ever noticed how the most beautiful skies have some beautiful clouds floating around up above?
Life is much the same way…
Even as we humans strive to be happy, we have to deal with the disappointments and setbacks that inevitably come our way.
No one is immune from bad days. We all have them, right?
While it’s no fun struggling through bad times, it’s those very experiences that make the good times so enjoyable. They give us a frame of reference that helps us appreciate the true joys of life.
I’m not saying we should seek out bad situations just to benefit from the experiences we can gain from them. That would be silly and extremely counterproductive.
But bad situations come, and luckily, most of the time they go. That’s life on Earth as we know it.
When the feelings of doom and gloom brought on by the clouds of life finally part and the sunshine comes bursting through, that’s when we’re best able to understand just how wonderful life really is.
To finish up, here’s a short time-lapse video that shows just how beautiful the world can be after the passing of a storm…
Note: You can watch the video at full screen by clicking the little “square” icon in the lower-right corner of the video after it begins playing.