If you need the reminder, remember that ordinary time is not lost time.
In fact, all of that boring stuff might look a lot like most of your life will.
Today I am going to try to enjoy every little moment – not waiting and worrying about a better job, or a book deal, or retirement – but taking pleasure in what is right in front of me.
An finding grace in the fact that I will never live this day again.
Writer Shauna Niequist notes that ordinary life does not always “unfold gracefully.”
Amen to that.
If I dismiss the ordinary—waiting for the special, the extreme, the extraordinary to happen—I may just miss my life.
-Dani Shapiro, Still Writing