The Things I See

  • Ray’s of light
  • Particles settling from their journey
  • The first leaf falling off a tree
  • The first snowfall
  • Birds heading to destinations unknown
  • That 5AM deer
  • How quiet a city can be at night
  • Prismatic Ray’s of light through refractive glass
  • Stained glass windows
  • That spark in humanity that is not gone, just lost
  • The moments when I witness someone finding that spark

To quote Philip James Bailey’s magnum opus “Festus”,

“We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most --feels the noblest --acts the best.”

And laid out in even simpler terms, Will Smith said in his feature film “Hitch”,

“Life isn’t measured by the amount of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

Look around at how beautiful life is. Take a moment and truly look to find something beautiful that shows you how wonderful it is to be alive. Feel the energy run through you when you connect with the world by embracing the beauty of it. It is invigorating. :D

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