Are You the Rainbow or Are You the Cloud?

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”  Maya Angelou

We can all use a little sunshine in our lives.  Yet clouds and rain and storms are all a part of everyone’s journey.  Sadly, the storms of life are often brought on by the people with whom we interact.

Some people seem to bring the clouds with them everywhere they go.  They criticize, are negative and they bring people down without any effort at all.

But there are countless people who seem to bring joy and sunshine wherever they go.  They are unshakably optimistic, calm and kind in the midst of the storm,  and they lift people up with their presence.

rainbow2

Some are the storm clouds and some are the rainbows. Decide which you want to be.  I think Maya Angelou’s suggestion is a good one, “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”

 

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s