I belong to a small discussion group that is affiliated with the church that I started attending a year ago when my dad was really sick. Our topic this week was the beauty of simple things.
Think of something in your home that is just ordinary. Something that has no special significance to you. Look at your object carefully. What do you notice? Is your object perfect or imperfect? Does your object have a use in your life? Thank your object for being in your life.
Sometimes it is helpful to recognize the role of the ordinary in our lives and to be grateful.