Yesterday, I stopped along the coast to visit my favorite spot at Seacliff before heading back to to take photos of this little pink crane. This spot on the is a very special place for healing for me and for many others as I noticed small mementos and flowers placed under the tree that grows out of the rugged rocks and faces the sea. I visited this place often when I lived in and I always felt it’s power to heal the spirit.
After I took several photos of the crane, I noticed a man sitting in his van while walking back to the car. My husband had been watching him observing me as I fiddled with the crane on the rocks and my clumsy attempts to get a shot before the crane was lifted by the ocean breeze. My husband thought I should give him the crane so I walked over to the van and asked if he would like to have it. He hesitated a little and accepted the crane and said “Bless you.”
When I walked back towards the car, I noticed the man was crying and looking down at the crane cradled in his hands. He looked up and smiled in my direction and said “This is really cool.”
I felt such empathy for that man, not knowing what his circumstances were but I knew that spot on the coast and the pinkwere just what he needed at that very moment.