Sunday, November 2, 2008

Come what may, and love it!

This is the view from my window right now. So, I'm snuggled under my covers, looking at the book that is calling my name from my desk next to me, wearing a warm sweater, and I say...come on with the rain!

Even though I am am addicted to sunshine, I still LOVE rain! There is something relaxing about the sound of rain falling outside. Everything seems quieter and simpler. The world seems to move a little slower, and it makes me want to slow down as well. The rain rejuvenates me. It cleanses the world and brings a newness of life that is encouraging. It is simply...pure.

I remember running outside in the rain as a child, singing and waving my umbrella like Gene Kelly. While I'm not planning on puddle-stomping today, the lyrics to his song encapsulate how I feel about the rain.

I'm singing in the rain
Just singing in the rain
What a glorious feelin'
I'm happy again
I'm laughing at clouds
So dark up above
The sun's in my heart
And I'm ready for love
Let the stormy clouds chase
Everyone from the place
Come on with the rain
I've a smile on my face
I walk down the lane
With a happy refrain
Just singin',
Singin' in the rain.


Jenifer said...

I'm definitely a rain person. I love the pouring ginormous drops of rain, type of rain. Garrett decided that he'd had enough of staying in and went to play in that kind of rain. I handed him an umbrella and let him go at it!

Robyn said...

I love that you used that as your title because we had our Relief Society lesson on that talk on Sunday. You are so inspired!