Dawn and dusk

I am one of those who, everyday, watches the sun rise and set.

It is for me a way to remain aware that we are part of nature, of a cycle of day and night, and of a movement vaster and faster than we can ever imagine.

Watching the sun rising and setting does not require a view upon the sea or even a large window, a small patch of sky suffices.

Days are filled with activities and noise, so I like the simplicity of seeing the slow lightning up of the sky announcing the start of a new day in total silence. And I like taking a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of a late afternoon to witness the sun setting, even if it is a simple reflection on a glass pane.

Every dawn and every dusk are distinct in sights, with different colors and sometimes birds flying across the sky; and in sounds, with silence or the echos of thunder. Each rising and setting of the sun has its own atmosphere, and I am grateful for being a witness to it all.

These are simple pleasures really, reminding us that beyond the fracas of the world, there is serenity and there is beauty.

Kenza.

Inspiration: changing skies. 

9 thoughts on “Dawn and dusk”

  1. Thank you, sweet Kenza…to stand in witness of the ever-present beauty of Creation, the shift of light and color, songbirds and silence…you honor Creation and her Creator. Blessings, and love to you!

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  2. There is such gentle simplicity in your words, in dawn and dusk. Feels like just sharing in this drapes the rest of our life with that same mystical feeling of being part of a sublime universe. Thank you again – and again for your presence and light.

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