Last Night I Stopped and Let Myself Just Be
Last night I stopped and I listened.
I went outside to have a cigarette last night and usually when I go out I have my phone in my hand or my ipad, something to toy with while I am out there. This has become a habit. Last night I I went out with neither for the first time in awhile.
It was about 11:00, it was silent except for the summer night bugs singing their songs, there was a breeze blowing.
I sat and I listened.
I listened to the silence which is night.
I listened to the sounds of the bugs that are only out during the summer night warmth.
I listened to the breeze rustling the leaves in the trees.
I watched the breeze blow through the line of trees, jumping from one tree to the next.
I sat and felt the night breeze on my face and I breathed it in.
The breeze was fresh,warm and cleansing.
I cleared my mind of the chaos which life can be.
I let myself just be.
Life, we let it consume us with the daily chaos it can have.
We are always running here or there, worrying about this or that.
All which is most likely insignificant when it comes down to it.
How often do you let yourself just be?
How often do you stop and take in what is around you?
How often do you sit and listen to the night?
The night is a mysterious beautiful time.
All is quiet, the daily hustle is over, the day is at rest.
It’s the perfect time to…
Posted on July 16, 2011, in life, Me and tagged beautiful, Blog, breeze, Human, just be, life, listen, me, miscellaneous, my life, night, nighttime, other, Random Thoughts, silence, thoughts. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.