I shared this poem with one of my very best lifelong friends and he said it "works nicely to the tune of The Beverly Hillbillies." At first I just chuckled at his comment, but then the next day I went back and looked at it...well, you be the judge.
Finding the end of a rainbow is an ambitious and worthy goal. The journey can be very nice, too.
When you're out on the trail, miles from home on the gravel road, or up there all alone on the mountain...that's not the right time to find out you don't have on hand what you need to fix a flat on your bike.
On a wonderfully scenic family vacation train ride across Canada, things take a turn for the interesting and somewhat embarrassing...could have happened to anyone, really.
“This is a very important lesson. You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.” Admiral James Stockdale
A simple poem to encourage optimism in these unprecedented times...