Instructions for Life {Quotable Mary Oliver}


“Instructions for living a life: 
Pay attention. 
Be astonished. 
Tell about it.” 

~Mary Oliver

We all see different things and discover beauty hidden under things that other’s miss. It’s why we must tell what we see and what captivates our wonder. Someone…that you know…couldn’t see past their darkness to gaze on light. Someone…that you know…can’t imagine that there is anything worth waking up from slumber for? They need to borrow hope from your view. Tell your story. Describe the beauty and goodness and truth you found in your day. It might just be the very story they need to hear to help them believe that tomorrow can, and by God’s grace will be different than today.

Then give thanks to God that you have eyes to see, and a heart to be astonished, and a voice to tell about it.

What did you notice today? How were you wowed? Who can you tell?