I haven’t done this for a while!
Lori says that ‘Perfect Moment Monday is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one.’
Here is mine for this week….
This weekend’s gospel was that of the Prodigal son. I cantored at the Saturday mass. The hymns that were chosen were very pretty. I kept thinking about how there was an Indigo Girls song that would have been perfect….it is called ‘You and Me of the 10,000 Wars’. A line from it says ‘Still you held your arms open, for the prodigal daughter, I see my eyes in your eyes through my eyes, still waters….’
So on the way home from the store with the Zerker I put the song on because I really wanted to hear it. It has always reminded me of my that time in my life when I felt so out of place at home – felt like I had no home – and how we all seem to go through that as we grow up and move on.
I sang to my heart’s content – and the Zerker crooned with me – with her own style of lala baba lala…babble….and I looked into her eyes through the rear view mirror and I knew it was a perfect moment. I think I understood the actions of the father in the story of the Prodigal son for the first time.