"The beautiful is everywhere." ~Fernand Leger, French artist
How often do I overlook beauty?
I get so busy with all the "doing"--writing, editing, laundry, running errands, texting, emailing, keeping my daughter busy, grocery shopping--that I miss the beauty all around me.
I miss the sound of my daughter's voice as she tells me a joke she just made up.
I miss the chance to see my husband embrace my daughter when he walks in the door after work.
I miss the myriad of colors in the sunset over Pikes Peak.
I miss the sound of the hummingbirds outside my kitchen window.
I miss the chance for a walk in the coolness of the early morning.
I miss so much that adds beauty to my life.
Seeing beauty requires that I am intentional. Purposeful. Beauty is all around me. I need to choose to see it. Stop. Look. Listen.
In Your Words: Stop whatever you're doing right now. (Reading this blog, I would guess.) Look. Listen. What beauty did you discover? Be purposeful in looking for beauty today.
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