“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Good morning! Sometimes in our lives, nothing needs to change except how we see the world around us. Problems can be conquered and moods can be altered when we “reframe” our world, take a new look, see with a fresh perspective.
Saint Exupery’s quote shows the value in a fresh perspective and open mind. When we look past the obvious we have the ability to turn the mundane into the magical. Without fresh perspectives sure we would likely have a lot more rock piles, and a lot less cathedrals.
Often we won’t “take a new picture” because we are sure our vision is correct. But look at this example. You have two men… one sees a rock pile and the other sees a cathedral. Whose vision is correct? What camera would you rather hold?
Your Turn: As you go about your daily living, remember that there are two sides to everything. Take a new picture. See the other side. You might fall in love with what you find there.
Today’s Affirmation: I let my preconceived notions go and see the world from a fresh perspective.