Saturday, December 18, 2010

Simple Things

Hi folks, we are all generally busy right now so I will keep this week's post short. I want you to hold to the simple things. Appreciate your sky. Take time to see the patterns in the grasses, the leaves, the trees. Take a peek at the stars. Feel the wind, the rain, the sunshine.

Expand out your imagination and feel the movement. Inside, you are a mass of bumping around atoms; you are a lump of busy cells. You are part of a community and a bit of an ecosystem. You are whirling around on a blue ball that is whirling around a burning sun, that is whirling around a spinning galaxy, that was flung away from spot in space called the big bang. Feel that. Feel yourself slipping into the future.

Be aware. Be grateful for your days. Be kind to yourself and others.

Here is a doodle I call, "Snowman."

Quote for the day:

'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free,
'Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be,
And when we find ourselves in the place just right,
'Twill be in the valley of love and delight.
When true simplicity is gain'd,
To bow and to bend we shan't be asham'd,
To turn, turn will be our delight,
Till by turning, turning we come round right.

Simple Gifts by Elder Joseph Brackett.


Janet Lee Carey said...

Thanks Molly for so eloquently putting it all in perspective

Joy to you


MollyMom103 said...

Oh, I'm so glad this connected with you. Sometimes, I'm really after something that has no words, just sort a whisper inside, and I wonder if I get the sense of what I am perceiving across.

Peace back at you!


Jen Heger said...

Molly - this is one of my all time favorite songs (or hymns). Thank you! and Merry Christmas to you and yours. Jen

MollyMom103 said...

Merry Christmas to you, too, Jen! Nice to see you here. I feel this catch in me remember our good times at Larry's. I hope that creative stuff pours out of you this year!