"And when it rains on your parade,
look up rather than down.
Without the rain,
there would be no rainbow."
-Gilbert K. Chesterton
While staying at the Four Seasons Wailea in Maui for a recent travel article, I was in the midst of writing when I began to hear a constant loudness outside my lanai. I looked up, and noticed that a torrential downpour was falling from the sky in the middle of all the sunshine. The sound was absolutely brilliant, so for those of you who like the rainfall, here's a brief meditation of pure natural sounds.