Good Morning, Sunshine

I am an early riser.  I haven’t always been, but in the last 10 years, yes.  The coffee pot is set to brew at 5:30 AM and most mornings I’m awake before it’s done.

Early mornings are when my energy is fresh and clear.  Yesterday’s successes and failures are a closed chapter.  Now, it’s just me and the fireplace, my sleeping cat and husband, and quietness that is unlike any other part of a 24-hour period.

In the summer, when the sun gets up as early as I do, I sit on my back porch with a cup of coffee and just observe the world waking up.  In the winter, the sun sleeps in a lot longer than I, so I stay in bed and read until the light starts to seep through the slats of the window shades.

I love watching the transition from night to morning.  It signals a new day, with no mistakes yet, one where any number of things can happen.  It’s another opportunity to make the most of each minute of life.

Published by Tasha Standridge

Life Adventurer - Always Learning - Positivity Warrior - Cultivating Kindness

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