Most of the time we glide past ordinary objects without thinking about what it is we’re experiencing. There’s nothing wrong with doing this. Few people can focus intensely on everything around them all of the time.
Last week I stumbled across some magnified photographs of sand. This is what grits between your toes and stubbornly clings to your towel at the beach. Amazing.
Your challenge today is to pay attention.
Sometimes beauty pops out at us right away, at other times it comes in unexpected packages: edges worn smooth, weeping rust, flaky paint, a shaggy dog panting in the shade.
This is what I’ve seen over the last year. What do you see in your environment?