Looking for rainbows

Last week, we had a glorious rain storm. And afterwards, there were rainbows everywhere.

So, I took my camera out to look for some.

I found a string of glittering pearls;

And soft silver veils of clouds.

I even found the silver lining that everyone talks about

In the form of delicious sunbeams.

I enjoyed the dramatic beauty of the rain clouds

But no matter how hard I looked, I didn’t find any rainbows.

The moral of the story is: Don’t get too caught up in looking for life’s rainbows

Or  you might miss out on the beauty of its storms.

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92 thoughts on “Looking for rainbows

  1. These almost look like fall skies. We had lots of dark clouds yesterday, and rain off and on, but I did not see a rainbow anywhere.

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  2. Your photos are absolutely stunning. I can’t pick out a favorite — they are all beautiful. Your message is also very valuable for each of us to keep in mind.

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  3. Pretty flower, love the dramatic skies and the sun rays. You have a way of noticing all the beauty around you and capturing it well.

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  4. You found so many different beautiful sights to photograph while looking for rainbows. I like it when the unexpected beauty is discovered while looking for something else. Great post!

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  5. Cleverly put. Don’t get too caught up in looking for the rainbows – they don’t come too often. I like the moral of the story that kind of woke me from a long period of frustration. I’m gonna relook at my situation a bit now.

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  6. Lovely post, great pics (as always)! Reminds me of Robert Frost’s quote: A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone.” Too busy looking for what is not there and you miss the beauty in front of you. -Danette

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  7. I know I’ve already visited and commented on this post — but this time, I had my earphones on listening to a radio program … so I kind of forgot myself for a few minutes and just sat here watching your wonderful header slideshow. Until I remembered that I was sitting here because I wanted to catch up on my blog reading. So thought this would be a good opportunity to tell you how much I love that header slideshow!

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