The Little Things: A Walmart Sunset #1

I had stopped by our local Walmart on the way home from the hospital to pick up a few things for my husband.  He was at that moment in a hospital bed suffering from a major stroke, and I was exhausted and fearful.  Coming out into the Walmart parking lot, I witnessed a magnificent sunset that began to change right before my eyes.  This is the first of four photos I took that evening of a sunset that reminded me always to look up and have hope…

Walmart sunset 1

Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.  (Sharon Draper)

6 Comments Add yours

  1. arlene says:

    What a lovely sunset.


    1. Thank you. It lifted me out of my slump.

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  2. Laura Bloomsbury says:

    a gift from the heavens to lift your spirits – and you had the eyes to see. Hope and beauty combined – you must feel the need for lots of that. Best wishes to you.


    1. Yes, it was a gift from the heavens. What a lovely comment. Thank you!


  3. lucy Bartlett says:


    Hope each day brings improvement.



    1. Thanks, Lucy. Although he doesn’t see it, he definitely is improving.


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