“The real purpose of life is just to be happy—to enjoy your life. To get to a place where you’re not always trying to get someplace else. So many people spend their lives striving, trying to be someplace that they’re not, they never get to arrive.”
— Dr. Wayne Dyer
It’s not just me that’s trying to just…be…we all are trying. Yes, we are busy. Yes, we have 3 kids who do multiple activities. Yes, we both work full-time. But we are both committed to practicing the art of just being.
Saturday afternoon was a good start. The soccer games and practice were over. Gabe had a birthday party and we had no plans for the rest of the day. Matt, Olivia, Matthew and I headed to a local park to just…be. We hiked, we fished, we played at the park. We talked, we laughed, we breathed in and out and enjoyed each other’s company. And we made a promise that our life would contain more of this. More of the simple pleasures that we often are too busy to enjoy.