Monday, August 15, 2011

Pausing...



There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
-G.K. Chesterton

Have you ever noticed that sometimes life is going so fast, and has so many demands, that you forget to slow down and savor what is beneath the tip of your nose or positioned against the sky just beyond your lifted chin? New details can emerge on an exquisite building that has been in your path - in one way or another - for decades. Slow down and just stand there for a moment - so much is simply waiting there for your kind company and undivided attention. You will be glad you did...

3 comments:

Anyes said...

Taking the time to enjoy life seems so simple so why am I always rushing? Time to reflect is definitely the right prescription. Thank you Karen :-)

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

What good advice. Sometimes it is so hard when everything is speedy by us.

Anonymous said...

Karen,
Yes, to take time and truly reflect on the beauty surrounding us is so important, but so difficult in this fast paced world. I guess all of us have to find those ways to take time and see the blessings around us.
I hope for you time to see what God has sent your way today.
Pam xo

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