Waiting to sail upon the deep
Knowing the spray, the salt, the wind
Will wash all cares and thought away
For a time, for a day, for a moment
Waiting to sail away
c 2014 Lisa Lyons
I could look at this small boat and feel that they are alone and adrift in an unkind sea. But there is another way to look at it; maybe the occupants of this boat are alive, energized, inspired by the beauty of the ocean, the battering of the wind. They are doing, they are alive, they are sailing. Though they are the lone ship for miles, they can forge a path through the waves.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, I am inspired to remember that one person can make a difference. That each person does make a difference. That all of us affect each other’s lives more than we ever realize. That we’re not a helpless little boat at sea; we’re alive, energized, inspired. And with God watching over us, we’re never alone. Blessings, Lisa