"Eyes that look are common;
eyes that see are rare."
J. Oswald Sanders
We all have times when we just look. We observe without really seeing. A glance, a moment, but we are not really paying attention. Time passes and we miss the things that just might be important. All the little things get swallowed in the minute moments. To "look" is to see the obvious; to really "see" is to wonder, inquire, and understand at a deep level, it is to make connections to people and things and to even change the world around us. To really see is to understand that we all have to power to change for the better. Sometimes people look at the common as interesting and uncommon. Others see the situations around them from very unique perspectives. As we begin to see, observe, and study the small details of objects or situations, we will start to notice things differently. We will start to see the uniqueness that surrounds us. We just need to slow down and observe. The journey begins with how each of us chooses to see.
“We come to love not by finding a perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly”