Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ships Colliding

I went to my favorite spot yesterday a state park with a tall platform the gives a 360 degree view over the marsh. It was windy and a perfect 72 degree and I was alone. I stayed up on my perch for at least an hour without interruption.

I watched as two huge cargo ships came face to face and looked that they would hit head on but silently glided past each other tooting their horns once. The birds of the marsh replied with their own horns.

Thinking about it now looks can be deceiving. When it looks like disaster it could be just a trick of the eye or the heart. From my perspective they were head to head and then I was proved wrong. I could only see it from my own distorted angle. Even if I had been right, all I could have done is watch. Their course doesn't have anything to do with me. I was a silent spectator just as I am in the lives of others on their course.

I am at work today an feeling powerless and my life has become unmanageable. At least that what it seems like from my vantage point today. It could be distorted I can only hope.

Came to believe a power greater than my self can restore me to sanity. I will wait for that power today.

1 comment:

  1. I love those ships passing. They give a bell to indicate passing each other. What may seem like disaster can really be a passage.