Sometimes it can all seem like too much (see all my entries for today, e.g.). Too much to think about, too much to be outraged about. Too much work. Just too much.
Those are the times when a deep breath and a real look at the beauty all around us that can put things in perspective.
I caught this flock of crows crossing the valley behind my house the other morning just before sunrise. A thin sliver was all that was visible of the moon. It was a sublime moment.