Beauty, in and of itself, is pleasurable. And to contemplate beauty is to evoke pleasure. Not to be mistaken with aesthetic beauty that pleases the worldly senses, beauty in its most true form is an effect that elevates the soul.
Sitting with a friend, drinking hot chocolate and actually looking at each other, taking each other in. And more, truly listening to each other. There is no greater gift than full attention. That is the deeper beauty.
A mountain is universally beautiful, overwhelming in its grandeur. Stunning in its awe. Anyone can look at a mountain and find it beautiful. We all look at mountains and find them beautiful. But I don’t believe all beauty to be as obvious.
Beauty lies in the transformative power of words. I love the way the rhythm, musicality and juxtaposition of words on a page can ignite all five senses and create whole worlds in the mind.
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We can choose how we will react to the world and people around us. We can make it a daily plan to forgive those who have hurt us. We can choose love. We can also choose to set a goal for ourselves, to do one thing of beauty each day.
Many of us secretly or openly know that to acknowledge our love for beauty and to praise its presence is the best way to pray our gratitude for this gorgeous chance of wandering about in a conscious manifestation.