As of this moment, the rain is pouring hard and that made me shiver a bit with the atmosphere. Before I am complaining for a very hot weather that made me sweaty all the time while I am working on the household chores assigned to me. But now, I think my wish for a cold weather has been fulfilled.
When I was child, I am confused why is it raining. I am thinking, where did the rain came from? Is there a sea above the sky that was accidentally spilled?
My parents are laughing at me when I asked about it, and that's the time when they explained to me how does it happen through the water cycle that has been clarified further by my Science teacher in Elementary and High School.
When I was in Grade 7, there's a story that I've encountered also about the origin of everything as well as the rain. It was just a myth, and there's no scientific explanation at all. It was just a story but I can't deny the fact that I was hooked and almost believed in that myth.
It was the story of a couple namely, Tungkok Langit and Alunsina who are said to be the gods who first existed a long long time ago.
They are supposed to be living peacefully, but Alunsina's jealousy came to separate them apart.
Alunsina accused Tungkok langit of having an affair with other woman since the latter is always busy and always leaving their home. But, actually Tungkok Langit was just busy for other stuffs especially about creating things for the world's sake. There will never be a third party involved when in fact no one's living their except them. But, Alunsina never believed on her husbands explanations, and one day, she left and never came back.
Tungkok Langit felt devastated and called Alunsina loudly that sounds like a thunder. He had thrown Alunsina's things in the sky hoping for it to be seen by his wife and think of coming back, but it never happened.
With that, Tungkok Langit cried a lot whenever he felt sad, and his tears turned into rains that always fall from the sky.
That's what I remember on the story I've read years ago, so if ever I wrote it the wrong way, feel free to correct me. My mind is not that sharp anymore to remember everything correctly, so bear with the errors, if there are.
That's the story I am always thinking about when it's raining, I felt sad with how Tungkok Langit and Alunsina's love story ended up unhappily.
So, let's start...
Everytime the rain pours here, expect that the electricity will be gone anytime soon. So, since I can't watch on the television and can't use the wifi internet connection, of course READING is a very great idea to kill my boredom. Reading is one of my favorite hobbies of all time and I'm fond of reading whatever the weather is, but then reading books while it's raining hits differently as I can imagine fully how the story flows and I can feel the emotions influenced by the characters.
Of course, to sooth the coldness lingering on my body, eating a hot soup and drinking coffee are on my list. Every time the rain is falling, I always think of preparing some foods to eat that are appropriate for the current weather. That's what people always think of, I guess. When it's scorching hot, most of us will look for a cold foods, such as ice cream or ice candy, but when it's cold, a hot soup like creamy macaroni soup and arozcaldo are best to prepare.
Writing has been part of my life and I considered it as my passion even though I know to myself that I still wasn't that good enough. Writing while the rain is pouring outside is influencing my thoughts as well in a positive way. Just like the rain, the thoughts on my mind is flowing as well that made me write faster than I thought. I am writing freely, not minding the grammar, but I will still check on it later on.
Sounds lazy for others, but sleeping with a cold weather is my favorite thing to do. The breeze of air seems like embracing me that makes it easier for me to fall asleep. But, If there are things needed to be accomplished on time, I disregard this idea, and force myself to work as much as possible.
When it's raining, I always make sure to pray especially for those who are having a hard time to find their shelter. We people are not equal, and that made me worried as well when I think of those people who felt sick with how cold the weather is. Aside from that, the crops that have been flooded by rainwater brought me into sorrow. I am praying for those who can't find peace while the rain falls and I hope for a better life for them in the name of the Lord.
Raining makes me comfortable and made me do things effectively than on a hot weather. It's very peaceful especially the sound of the rain outside, the cold wind blowing on my skin, and the sense of comfortability it brings. But, I know I wasn't supposed to be thinking that all people felt the same as way as mine. Some are not actually happy when it's raining especially when they don't have proper shelter to rest on, when farmers are teary-eyed when their crops are damaged, and when someone felt sad because rains remind them about their heart-breaking past. I wish everyone will be at peace whatever the season is, even if it takes time for that wish to fulfill, I pray it will happen soon.