One of my favorite quotes from my high school days is this: “After the storm, comes a rainbow.” I jotted this down in my journal and would derive strength from it when faced with my seemingly catastrophic teenage problems.
Now, as an adult, and after having survived much bigger typhoons (or more like super typhoons) in life, I know this to be true: The rainbow doesn’t always appear. The rain does stop eventually, but don’t be fooled by the promise of a rainbow. Either it never really shows up or one just gets too busy with the realities of life to even spot it. (more…)