Appreciating Life

Appreciating Life

I would like to share with you the following post written by my son after going through some tremendous trials recently.  I wish for all of us to have such incredible appreciation for life as he has come to have. Wonder – the desire to know or to be curious about something. I’ve tried to live my life with constant wonder. I’ve always been interested in the way things work and how the universe is put together. For instance a flower… Such a beautiful construction of such complexity yet perceived with such simplicity. All the mechanics of nature coming together to produce such an amazing construct that produces pleasure for so many creatures on what we perceive to be the simplest level. Yet to describe to someone how a flower came to be is a very complex question. Proportions are specifically designed yet no one built it, it just came to be by the randomity of life by our physical perception. However; in order for the flower to look, smell, and taste the way it does the universe had to work in just the right way in order for it to become what we see when we go for a walk. The beauty it portrays is one hundred percent a divine construction. A creation of the master plan by the master of all. To me a flower represents the sheer beauty, peace, and awesomeness of life. So when I get a chance through the normal day to day hustle and bustle I try to take a moment and stop and admire the sheer gift that has been given to...
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