God is so good!
Watching these 4 swans while chillin' at Scripter Park today, enjoying a little sunshine on my face.
They would ocassionally flap their wings on the water and rise gracefully into the air, circle the lake a few times and again land near the north end of the lake.
They did this a few times and the last time one of them turned in a different direction than the other 3. He/she landed back on the lake while the others circled higher and flew off over the trees. A minute later they circled back to where I could see them above the trees and then flew off again,
I continued to watch the lone swan wondering if he/she would fly off to join the others, or if the others would return, or if he/she would remain alone.
After about 20 minutes I had to end my vigil and return to the "real" world,
I will never know the answer to my question and that is okay. For, like Schrodinger's cat, every possibility exists and is equally valid, correct and necessary; until it isn't.
I often feel like the lone swan, wondering if and when my flock will catch up or will I have scout around to find them once again; but for now I will enjoy swimming alone!