When was the last time that you just stopped what you're doing, and listened to all the sounds around you? It's been a warm sunny day today, so while Hazel was down for her nap I decided to just go sit outside on the porch and enjoy some quiet time for myself while catching a few rays of sunshine.
I heard the birds chirping, Penny chewing away on her latest bone, the trickle of water from the melting snow, my neighbors (in-laws) screen door closing as my brother-in-law went out to check heifers, lambs calling to their mothers, and the breeze making its way through the trees. Life.
I haven't just stopped and enjoyed the life around me in quite a while. It felt so relaxing and refreshing.
"Silence is more musical than any song."
-Christina Rossetti -