Tuesday I rose at 6:30 and decided that I must see the sun rise-it was the same feeling I had in 2008 when I experienced the dolphin sighting at the jetties.
By the time I dressed and arrived the sun had just risen over the dunes and the lowest sun’s ray seemed to land at my feet. A hint of a God Wink to come,
I decided I would try to find an early morning walker to grab a snapshot of me since I now understood the brevity of time and how sacred time spent with the Ya’s was and nothing should be taken for granted. I wanted a memory.
It turned out to be my guardian angel-Christina ( Tina) Moore from Myrtle Beach. A grandmother who gave of herself twice a week to be a grandmother to toddlers who lived far away from their grandmothers and wanted one. She took my picture and told me she was spending time with her granddaughter-a freshman at Clemson-a most giving person!
After thanking her I found myself pointing to the jetties and telling her about the dolphin incident ( 13 years earlier that changed my outlook on life and the right path to follow. )
I had turned then to leave and felt a hand on my shoulder-it was Tina praying for me. The most beautiful prayer I had ever heard. She prayed that I would be held in the hand of God and sent forth out into the world each day to share a ray of the sun’s light to everyone I encountered.
I remembered telling this story about the Dakota children -how they learned to walk in silence to a lake or stream , splash water on their faces, then offer up a prayer toward the sun.
Tina had not wanted to walk Tuesday but something told her she should… my guardian angel-no doubt!
So until tomorrow… there is nothing more beautiful than a sunrise at dawn on a special beach with special friends. God Winks just waiting behind the dunes and by the jetties!
Today is my favorite day! Winnie the Pooh
Brooke and I went to the fire department to get a special beach gchair for Jackson to get her on the beach! So many helpful people came running to assist us and take Ya Ya photos-it restored our faith in humanity!