It is while I am reading that I vow to make my own adventures happen and appreciate the ordinary more.
BUT . . . once the book is closed and MY world returns, somehow those same mundane and repetitive activities get lost in the living without someone else’s imagination reminding me to savor them. And those exciting adventures return to being dreams rather than realities.
Nike was right on when they developed their motto “Just Do It.” Too many of us procrastinate and convince ourselves that we will put our plans into motion next year. At the same time we forget about the breeze or the sunset because our mind is racing ahead to the next item on our to-do list.
So let’s seize both the big opportunities and the small moments. Let’s make a conscious effort to stop and enjoy what the everyday has to offer and to move forward and put flesh on our dreams. Let’s “Just Do It”!