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Good morning from the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada.

Sunrise by Jean McCarthy

Last year I was sitting right here on this couch, writing my morning pages and feeling overwhelmed by the state of the world. Then I looked up and noticed the sunrise.

I jotted this poem into my journal and later published it in The Ember Ever There (

Sunrise poem by Jean McCarthy
Sunrise by Jean McCarthy

Today the moon joined in.

Oh my!

Look up. Beautiful things are unfolding all around you.

P.S. The photo above is right out my window. I stepped outside in my pjs and snapped it with my phone. Canada is beautiful!

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