Beauty in the Moment: A 21 Day Challenge

Beauty in the Moment Challenge

Do you stop and smell the roses?  Ok, you know I’m not talking about the literal roses.  I don’t even have roses in my yard . . . and if I did, they would probably die before I could smell them.

What I am after is IF you take time to enjoy the special moments of the day.  Do you pause and find delight and joy in the beauty around you?  I find it is pretty easy to march through my day on a mission to accomplish the duties of wife, mother, homemaker, chauffeur and well, you know, the list goes on and on.

But for the next 21 days, I am going to ask you to slow down your busyness, seek out beauty in the moment and capture it with a photo.  We are going to purposefully look for little things that bring a smile to our faces and allow us to savor the moment.  You may see a spectacular sunrise like I did on Monday, catch the sweet smile of your child or a funny antic.  Maybe you’ll see one last summer blossom holding on through the chilly breeze of Autumn or capture the glow of a sweet-scented pumpkin candle.

There are no rights and no wrongs to the beauty you discover.  Just be on the look out for things that will make you enjoy the moment and snap your photo.  I will be sharing what I find on Instagram & Twitter and I hope you will join me!  And by the way, I have just switched to a public profile, so please come follow me so I have more than 2 followers!

To join me:  Post your image on Instagram or Twitter, using the hashtag #beautyinthemoment.  On Facebook, tag me and we will encourage each other to slow down and find beauty in the moment.  

Find my #beautyinthemoment photos here on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

Leave a comment if you’ll be joining me!


  1. This is a really neat idea! I’m glad I read this so early in the morning, it gave me the opportunity to go outside and capture a picture of the sun slowly coming up this morning. With everything going on, it’s really important for me to slow down and enjoy the beauty in the moment. I’ll really have to keep this in mind as I go about my day. 🙂

  2. I love this challenge! It is going to make me slow down and see what my eyes usually miss!

    • I agree! Just this morning, I snapped a bunch of pictures. I love capturing something beautiful. Can’t wait to see what you’re posting!

  3. Kelly Ross says:

    What a awesome idea…count me in 🙂

  4. Wonderful idea. I’m following along and added a beautiful moment just now. I also pinned so that others would be inspired to join the journey.