Before The Sunrise

There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled.
There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.
You feel it, don’t you?

– Rumi

Strangely hopeful this picture is – taken on a flight to London. Every day feels like a candle has been kindled. The flame is weak, but there is hope. Whether the Sun will shine forth in a blue sky or whether it remains behind the grey clouds – only time will tell, though I am afraid of what illusions and dreams I will have to break to understand the truth. After all – a sun rising in one city is also a sun setting in another.

Have you not felt that the time after the break of dawn and before the sunrise is a magical one? (March 2018)

Related: Rise/Set

3 replies »

    • Thank you, Robert! I am actually not a morning person, but traveling and an occasional late party gives me the opportunity to experience this part of the day…

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