2 In Wonder Wednesday

Cloud Watching {Wonder Wednesday}

It was just one of those ordinary August days and my little princess girl who was 3 1/2 at the time, was having quite the royal fit. Usually, this would ignite my frustration, but this day I tried something different.

I sat down beside her on the floor, scooped her up in my arms and held her close. After a few minutes of just holding her and breathing calmly, her tears stopped, but her grumpiness remained.

Just then, I happened to look out the picture window we were sitting beneath, and saw the clouds nestled up in the bright blue sky.

“Look!” I motioned towards the window, “The clouds are so puffy!”

That’s all it took.

For the next few minutes we laughed together, discovering frogs with wings, cats with stocking caps, and ducks swimming in a bathtub.

Simple cloud-watching had restored her cheeriness and my sense of wonder.

When was the last time you watched the clouds? Could you take a few minutes today?

It’s just one simple way to invite into your day a little more wonder.

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  • Kay
    June 5, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Love this, so sweet! I don’t know when the last time was? 🤔🤷🏻‍♀️ But it does sound like I should give it a go sometime even if my kids are older ❤️

    • Jamie Johnson
      June 26, 2019 at 3:03 pm

      Definitely!! Cloud-watching is so peaceful! I just did it the other day on our swing. I can’t remember the last time I just swung on the swings and looked at the clouds. It felt so childlike and refreshing.