Category Archives: Nature’s Beauty

Things of Beauty

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” ― Louisa May Alcott

A few years ago I was working in Pittsburgh. There were certain times of the year that my job became very heavy with responsibilities. I was thankful that I was occasionally able to leave on my lunch hour and have a change of scenery. At least once a week I tried to get out and meet a friend. If that didn’t work, I fell back on plan #2. I looked for things of beauty.

This was easy to do because I worked near Schenley Park. There was Flagstaff Hill, the Schenley Plaza, and Phipps Conservatory. A few times I took thirty minutes and walked through the displays of the Conservatory. Talk about rejuvenation.

Lately, I look for the beauty in every day life. It’s easy to find if you train yourself. While you are driving, glance at the sky once in a while. Look at the beautiful autumn scenery if you have it (it’s gorgeous here right now!). Are there flowers blooming near you? Is there wildlife? Are there children playing?

Don’t forget to take a break and live life. It’s really important. Here’s a few beautiful things I’ve found lately.

Cousins are beautiful

Cousins are beautiful.

Lunch bags at church are beautiful

Lunch bags at church are beautiful.

Can you see it? A turkey on my lane is beautiful.

Can you see it? A turkey on my lane is beautiful.

Seeing my old friend Nita this past summer was beautiful!

Seeing my old friend Nita this past summer was beautiful!

My mom and sister Mary are beautiful!

My mom and sister Mary are beautiful!

This amazing sunset.

Sunsets are beautiful.

This farm is beautiful. Read more about it on my other blog. Click HERE.

This farm is beautiful. Read more about it on my other blog. Click HERE.

What is beautiful in your neck of the woods?

 

 

Please follow and like us:
849