Sometimes, when things happen for a reason we are
left wondering what that reason is. I had that very
feeling last night when I went outside to see if my
good friend the man in the moon was out.
He was, but I had the strangest feeling someone was
watching me. Being dark out and perhaps because of my
advancing age I had no clue. Shrugging off the feeling
and running back inside to grab a camera I snapped the
After said picture was taken I was overcome with a
sense of calm and the feeling that whoever was keeping
an eye on me meant no harm. And as I talked to the man
in the moon I thought of Mom. Soon she’ll be gone five
years and while the grief has ebbed the memories
When back inside I decided it was important to get
the picture on the computer right. And then I saw it.
To me the clouds around the moon were eyelids and the
moon a reflection of a camera flash off an eye.
Some may think me crazy as they don’t see it while
others can see it but weren’t here to grasp the event.
All I know is I’m glad I went out to experience it. At
the time I felt I was looking at the face of God and he
was telling me Mom is at peace.
It was a perfect end to a great day that still has me
smiling today. Some my think that smile means I’m to
something, but we know the truth.
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