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Spiritual Tree

The Sun Will Rise Tomorrow

Hope is a Gift

During a conversation with a colleague, she asked me in jest: “What is the meaning of life.” I responded with the first thing that came into my mind: “The sun will rise tomorrow.” And we both laughed.

On the surface, this appears to be a mundane, boring observation about the obvious. We all know the sun will rise tomorrow so we never give it any further thought. We sometimes become so caught up in the stresses, challenges and problems that vex our daily lives that we act like the world is coming to an end. What we often forget is that tomorrow is a new day filled with new opportunities.

In my 70+ years on this planet, the sun has never failed to rise. Now, I may not have been able to see the sun on some days because of the clouds, but I knew it was there. This may seem like a simple observation, but it is filled with wisdom. If we choose, each new day is an opportunity to begin again. Every time the sun rises, we are given a chance to try something different — to find another path. Each new day should fill us with hope.

Have you ever sat before a blank piece of paper and had no idea what to write? Have you ever stood before a blank canvas and had no idea what to paint? Do you remember your frustration and maybe even anger? Have you ever spent a few hours writing or painting and felt that your work was worthless? Have you ever wanted to give up and quit? Remember that today will simply pass into history and tomorrow will be a brand new day that offers the opportunity to start again.

So tomorrow, give thanks for the sunrise and shout, “Good morning, world!” from the roof top.

About Harley King

Harley King has been writing and publishing poetry for over 50 years. He spent 7 years writing only haiku. His poems have appeared in over 30 publications including Modern Haiku, Dragonfly and Outch. He has published 12 books of poetry and 2 works of non-fiction. Harley is patiently waiting for the big publisher in the sky to turn his books into best-sellers and his poetry into classical literature.

Harley is a certified Zentangle teacher and creates abstract drawings.

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Zentangle art by Harley King

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Harley King

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Poet, Novelist, Artist. Follow me on my novel writing journey: https://medium.com/country-charm Editor: The Torchbearer. https://medium.com/the-torchbearer

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