Peace - Beauty
At first, I found it odd, but now it makes sense to me. I've found that if I'm missing either peace or beauty in my life, I'm probably missing both. And if I look for one, I usually find both. They seem to live close together.
View from a bench at French Creek State Park -
a favorite place of peace and beauty for me.
There's many places I find peace and beauty if I am intentional. Outdoors in creation is my first choice - trees, plants, water, along with the moon and stars. There's beauty/peace in words, art, music and delicious food.
It helps to be intentional as I go through life, taking deep breaths and allowing myself time to think about what my five senses are absorbing. (I figure there is a reason I've been created with five senses and I try not to waste any of them) And whether I see the beauty of the moment first or peace comes over me first - the other soon follows.
Peace and beauty - I need both to be fully alive and thankfully I usually find them together.
Recently I found both in a new place - online at
Just ... a Moment a blog by S. Etole.
S. Etole combines words with beautiful photos and whenever I visit her site, I come away breathing lighter. Thank you S. Etole - for the way you brighten my world with peace and beauty.
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