Celestial rays of gold shimmered off the inversion below. Oh my - how quickly the mountain could change. Dark clouds in the distance reminded me that what I was experiencing was a brief gift, a token of appreciation for taking the time to show up day in and day out. The beauty of the Smokies had instilled a habit that payed back ten-fold.
Tickled pink, I stood and stared until the sky went black.
“Curb your desire—don’t set your heart on so many things and you will get what you need.”