We can wait a long time for the big moments of our lives to arrive. They are few and far between—a marriage, a birth, a big trip, a graduation. Those milestones that live in our future and in our past and that make up the highlight reel of our lives.
And then there are the days in between—the mundanity that, as Kate Bowler observes, can begin to sparkle when we consider all the moments that make up our time on earth. What happens when we look for the sublime in mundane moments of our lives? We asked illustrator Geraldine Sy to capture the beauty and connection available in even the most basic daily experiences. May this illustrated ode inspire you to love the life you have, in all its ordinary beauty.
Savor the feeling of the air on your skin, the sounds of children’s voices raised in exuberant play, the scent on the breeze, the reminder that not everything needs to be taken seriously.2. Grow your gratitude
Consider what goes into the piece of fresh…