Daily Prompt: Moment of Clarity

My “aha!” moment was actually one that came to my daughter, but I feel I was a part of it so can share it here. She was a junior in high school and working on her science project, which had something to do with constellation observations. As I was the director of the local library at the time, I went with her to use the computers and reference books after hours one evening, to write-up her project. As she sat at the computer, her mind became a jumble of thoughts and confusion, and she turned to me and said, “I don’t even know what my hypothesis is anymore!!” I suggested she pray for clarity and as she went off into the stacks to do so, I sent up a fervent prayer of my own that she would get an answer. She came back a few minutes later and sat down and turned to me and said, “Now what?”
“We wait.”

Less than a minute later, she got a huge smile on her face, her eyes lighting up, as she exclaimed, “I get it!” and immediately started pounding away on the keyboard (as I sent up a gratitude prayer!) Within 30 minutes her paper was written.


About Gail

Genealogist, librarian, writer, traveler, Mormon
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  5. randee says:

    It’s the peace that comes from praying that allows us to clear our mind and see things the way we’re supposed to. Good example.

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