And while it takes courage to achieve greatness, it takes more courage to find fulfillment in being ordinary. For the joys that last have little relationship to achievement, to standing one step higher on the victory platform. What is the adventure in being ordinary? It is daring to love just for the pleasure of giving it away. It is venturing to give new life and to nurture it to maturity. It is working hard for the pure joy of being tired at the end of the day. It is caring and sharing and giving and loving…
This week will be the first that I follow along with Ali Edward’s Week in the Life Project. It is all about documenting everyday life, the ordinary ins and outs of what we do, how we do it, and the messes we make in the process. I am really excited to see where this project leads and I’m hoping to incorporate it into my memory keeping a couple times each year. Anyone else following along?