The Bigger Picture
Here and now, outside I sit.
Soaking sunshine in my skin
It warms me, and I am present.
In this moment, I am safe.
In this moment, nothing can touch me.
In this moment, I zoom out; I see my life as a whole and smile.
Tomorrow, next week, next year, or twenty,
Who knows what the years will bring.
It's unnerving in its majesty.
But life is life, and when I zoom out
and see the bigger picture, I smile, for I am present.
I smile, for I am grateful.
I smile, for I am forever at peace when I zoom out
and see the
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