So this weekend, my family and I headed to the beach, something my daughter loves to do. It’s funny that I live in Hawaii, but I don’t like the beach. It’s not so much the beach I don’t like, but the water, and the sand (haha, which make up the whole beach!). So I usually make camp in the shade of a tree somewhere and watch everyone else swim and play.
This trip to the beach, I had a moment. For a split second, I felt like I had a moment to myself. As I was laying under the tree, reading my book, I happened to look up and really see what beauty was around me. It’s funny that I was on the chapter that says: “what is happiness”. I mean, it was really a nice day. And for a moment I was lost in the day, without another thought in the world. Of course, the moment quickly passed, but that quick moment was so nice.
What is happiness?
There is a lot of beauty in Hawaii, much of which you just pass by without even a second glance. I’ve really started trying to slow down and really see some of it…
Palm trees anyone?
A flower spotted on my walk to work...
Everyone really needs to slow down. Take a moment, have a moment, share a moment.