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Rain and sunshine, sunshine and rain

I can’t think about rain, without thinking about it’s relationship to sunshine. As much as the earth needs peace in order to make sense, so does rain need sunshine. Rain is nature’s balance to sunshine. And I crave rainy days as much as I crave sunny days.
If sunshine is light, then rain is comforting. In the sun, and with the sun, I feel awake, alive, energized. When it rains, I feel soothed and surrounded.

If sunshine is happy, then rain is silly. Call me cliche, but the sun really does make me smile, if I take a moment to stop and appreciate it. Rain makes me want to run around and have mud fights or go puddle jumping.

If sunshine is distracting, then rain is motivating. I can get lost in sunshine, daydreaming out the window, or outside acting on that daydream, it pulls me in. Rain makes me productive; I get things done, rather then just thinking about getting them done.

If sunshine is inspirational, then rain is magical. Spring’s first warm sunny day after a cold winter awakens my creative energies like nothing else. But dancing in the rain is a transcendent experience.

This post is part of The Write On Project. The topic for this post is: Rain.

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About mudly

Mud is main blog writer extraordinaire, picture guru, and the garden and adventure instigator. She loves to cook, but doesn’t much like following a recipe. She also loves typewriters, the color turquoise, and wearing tie dye with stripes. And she dorks out on permies.com while dreaming up and planning her next garden.

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This entry was posted on February 2, 2011 by in Everything All in One Place.

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