Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us and see the beauty in ordinary things. – Thomas Merton
The smell wafting from the oven roused me from my book as I quickly looked at the kitchen timer. The bread was done. As I lifted the pan out of the oven a fresh wisp of bread steam hit my face. Creating and baking things has always been a passion of mine. In my opinion elegance comes from simplicity. Like the old saying goes, “simplicity is elegance.”
As the loaf came out I popped on the kettle for my favorite ginger tea. I have come to enjoy tea more and more.
Since I had been in the kitchen most of the day a nice walk was just what I needed. So, stepping gingerly outside I began walking through the grass.The sun blazed over my arms and shoulders thankfully I wore a hat. My camo hunters hat… I don’t hunt.
As I reached the field I saw a group of wildflowers nestled in bunches of white and mustard colors. The flowers are in a beautiful bouquet on my kitchen table.
For dinner, I baked a spaghetti squash with marinara sauce inside. Like a vegetarian spaghetti of sorts, though I am in no means a vegetarian.
As I sip hot tea now, I contemplate on the beauty of a day lived in simplicity.
Thank God, he is so charitable to give us this life abundant with everything we need.
Well friends, thats all for now. Let’s live boldy this beautiful life.