Every Wednesday I get to sleep in. Wednesdays are my days to help kids and their parents cross the street safely at my son's elementary school. For about the last month, even though I get to sleep in, I have still gotten out of bed in the dark on Wednesdays.
Today was different - I was lucky enough to experience the day's first light. I felt renewed and happy despite the stresses in my life right now. I even smiled.
Here is a iPad photo of this morning's first light: