So very true familiarity breeds contempt a contempt that eats away at your treasures.We must keep fighting this contempt because if it/they were true and beautiful then they still are even now.We just have to remember it constantly.
Perfectly written Jo,I LOVED THIS.
Constant access to anything makes it invisible. Gratitude brings it back into focus.
I live in the Rocky Mountains in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. I am surrounded by stunning natural beauty and encounter wild animals almost daily. I have often wondered if I’ve become complacent in my awe of this place until I was recently struck by a thought that cut deep into my existence.
On a recent road trip with my family I was daydreaming and gazing out the car window when out of the corner of my eye I caught sight of something common, but saw it with new eyes. What I saw was a group of tourists on the side of the road taking photos of a handful of bighorn sheep. As I watched the visitors inch closer to the dangerous wild animals I was struck first with concern for their well being then harsh criticism over…
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