Ordinary Beautiful

“Some see ordinary, while others see beautiful.” I had to reblog this post of Julie’s. I love this statement!
The world would be a better place if more people saw the beautiful in people and things.

Peacock Prairie

October 6,2015

There is always more than one way to see.

Some see ordinary. . .

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while others see beautiful.

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Imagine a blade of grass.

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Did you imagine ordinary?

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Or like this quote, written by Robin Wall Kimmerer in her book, Braiding Sweetgrass, did you imagine beautiful?

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Reading her poetic words triggers my vision to change from ordinary to beautiful.

For, I have seen her words in the grass, but my vision had forgotten.

Suspended between the seasons, watching summer dwindle

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and awaiting autumn’s splendor, I am fooled by thinking all is ordinary.

When I take time to go out with my camera,

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always

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I am amazed

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by the beauty

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that I find

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amongst

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the ordinary.

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Of course,

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it helps to have a bed of zinnias and visits from neighboring peacocks.

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You

and

that

blade

of

grass

are

made

by

the

same

creator.

Can you see it?

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