Comforting Thought: there is joy to be found in being really bad at something

Here’s a great quote from the inspiring, wise and enriching book by Mary McEvoy ‘Ordinary Beauty’. Revel in your mediocrity at doing certain things!

There is a joy to be had at being really bad at something. I love to draw and paint. I am a terrible artist. I made one mistake however. In an effort to be good, I bought pencils and paints, enough to cover the Sistine Chapel, and in my glut I cannot find what I need. I need one pencil, soft and black and I need one blank page. That is all. I must clear the decks, find my pencil, make my mark and enjoy my incompetence.

Ordinary Beauty: Meaningful Moments in Everyday Life by Mary McEvoy

I don’t know why but I love this…awaken your inner dragon…or don’t and just chill out

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Book Review: Ordinary Beauty: Meaningful Moments in Everyday Life by Mary McEvoy

An enchanting book filled with rich and nourishing insights and micro stories that speaks in a universal and relatable way about how we can appreciate everyday beauty of the world. McEvoy talks about the various different small miracles that occur to give hope, light and comfort in an ever-increasingly fraught and fractured world. This book came along at the right time for me and I devoured it. This is a perfect night time reference book for when you are too tired to pick up a novel or some non-fiction that requires brain power.


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