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Friday, February 17, 2017

Beauty In The Small Things


The ordinary . . . the small . . . the insignificant  . . . they are important, too! Every day we see and touch things that we don't even give a second glance. Yet, when given attention, these small things are as important and beautiful as the large things that do catch our eyes. I spent some time this week seeing the ordinary and small in a new way.


Plain brown twine and a cute little pair of scissors please my eye.


I didn't know I had so many colors of straight pins.


My heart swoons when I find a vintage button.


Dinner's on. I see a few carrots in there.


An ordinary spoon on a piece of fabric make a pretty reflection.

Take a moment.
Pick up something ordinary.
Look at it closely.
See the beauty in the small things.

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I'm enjoying following the adventures in Kim Manley Ort's book Adventures In Seeing. This week we looked at small things and celebrated their beauty.