A Beautiful Thing…

Pretty Bird

My grandfather played the piano and he grew tomatoes, from seed, in his little greenhouse in the backyard.

He used to “explain” things to me by saying that a sore thumb is a sore thing but that a sore thing is not necessarily a sore thumb.  At first it made no sense to me outside of the world of sore thumbs.  Over time, I saw it as one of the smartest things…ever.

A beautiful day is a beautiful thing but a beautiful thing is not necessarily a beautiful day (although it is indeed beautiful).

A beautiful flower is a beautiful thing but a beautiful thing is not necessarily a beautiful flower (beautiful as the flower may be).

A beautiful face is a beautiful thing but a beautiful thing is not necessarily a beautiful face (with the only possible exception being your kid’s face(s), just saying).

My grandfather taught me to look past what had been decided; he taught me to see past other people’s conclusions and to see past sore thumbs. We never spoke about beautiful but I knew, in his eyes, I was.

Where are your eyes looking?  What is your beautiful?  We, here at ESMÉ, are in the beautiful business and if we can be a part of your beautiful, give us a call.

ESMÉ Beautiful.  Your Kind of Beautiful.

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