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After a heavy rain signs of sunshine appear. The returning light may signify hope or it may not. In any case, one’s spirit becomes lighter as the daylight returns. You may want to take a peek outside and verify this is true.

Yes, it is.

After the Rain, oil painting by Mike Chambers


A young woman peers out of her doorway onto the neighborhood street, still damp from a recent, sudden rainfall. The fleur de lis pattern cut in the heavy metal of the side gate reveals the barest glimmer of sunshine returning as it lightens up other houses nearby.

After the Rain, painting by Mike Chambers