Have you ever really taken the time to watch animals in nature? They live life in the moment, don’t they? Much of their time is taken up with daily instincts of survival.
They may be building nests, caring for their young, gathering and storing food, and at times, running for dear life from their predators. If you watch long enough though, you will see that they also stop now and then to “just be”.
Yes, I realize life is crazy and it threatens to overwhelm you daily.
The bills are stacking up along with the laundry, a gazillion things need your attention, and no matter how many hours you work, sometimes it feels as if you will never catch up. Ya know what? Maybe that is exactly why we need to take some time to just be…
Take a long hot bubble bath. Close your eyes and let the world slip away for a few moments. Read a book, just because you enjoy it, not because it has any real purpose. Take a break to sit on a park bench. Feed the pigeons and talk to them for a bit. Build a huge fire (hopefully in a fireplace) and curl up with your favorite quilt and think of nothing at all. Get lost in your favorite music.
For a few moments today, just be…
P.S. A special shout out to all my friends who are participating in the V7N 30 Day Blog Challenge. I know you can do it!