I stopped by the bank on my lunch break today, and while the teller was processing my transaction, I noticed a little bird sitting on top of a 3-foot post about 10 feet away from my car. Just sitting there, looking out on the traffic of the busy street in front of him, cocking his head from side to side in curiosity, taking it all in.
I loved that petite little bird. He reminded me a bit of Diva and the way she sits and looks out on our neighborhood.
That little bird was a bit of a zen master for me in that moment — in the midst of the busyness and the rush and the ordinariness of life’s afternoon, he was just sitting there, appreciating the moment.
And so I did too. (At least, until my time in the drive-up was done.)
Have you caught chance moments like this lately, going about the mundane duties of life but then arrested by the invitation to take it all in?