There’s a chair on my patio.
I promise myself
That I will sit in it more often
When I sit in the chair I relax
And give myself permission
To drift into a different state of mind.
To shut out the worries of the day.
To shut out busy thoughts
And take the time……..
To look up and soak in the beautiful blue sky.
And the soft cumulus clouds drifting by.
I study the intricate design of the mighty oak tree.
I tilt my head back and feel the whisper of a breeze.
I notice the red impatiens
And the lavender azaleas,
And the purple clematis
Climbing the trellis.
And oh the joy
Of hearing the chorus of birds
Singing their morning song.
That chair is so empty
And life is so fleeting.
I think EVERYONE HAS AN EMPTY CHAIR.
Let’s promise to sit it in more often.