Magic in the Simple Moments

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
-Ronald Dahl



It is in what seems the most ordinary moments that I experience the most magic—and nothing evokes wonder in me like SNOWFLAKES! Here in Colorado one can actually see with their bare eyes how every single snowflake is different! In disbelief and awe I  sit outside in a snowstorm and scrutinize the shape, lines, space and beauty of each delicate sliver of white astonishment that falls around me. I could be walking into a room and suddenly I am stopped in my tracks by the blinding sun rays falling on the walls, or perhaps I gaze transfixed at the flowing movement under a hard frozen river. Perhaps its the feeling of warmth and connection with a cashier at the grocery store. We don’t need grand displays, magic is everywhere beckoning us…. This week may you slow down to notice the marvels all around you, and be awakened and enlivened by them….