“What’s that noise,” I requested Del. It was a low hum I hadn’t heard earlier than. It sounded as if it was coming from the basement. We conjectured up just a few prospects, however none appeared proper.
We sat quietly, consuming our morning drinks, considering and listening. Lastly, Del requested, “Is it the fan?”
Sure, that was the reply. The brand new velocity did make a hum. So though we thought the noise was from the basement, it was really instantly above our head, proper in plain sight.
Such an ideal image of how we often search for solutions in all of the improper locations. As a substitute, they sit in plain sight simply ready for us to pause and hear with the intention to see them.
Is not this what occurs on the yellow brick highway within the story The Wizard of Oz?
Dorothy heads off to hunt an journey, as a result of she shouldn’t be blissful at dwelling. Alongside the best way, she meets the cowardly lion, the scarecrow, and the tin man. Dorothy is in search of dwelling, the lion for braveness, the scarecrow for a mind, and the tin man for a coronary heart.
We all know that what they uncover is all of them had what they needed all alongside; they simply needed to uncover it for themselves.
Would they’ve found what was hidden in plain sight, in the event that they weren’t strolling the yellow brick highway collectively?
This little band of adventurers, off to hunt solutions, signify group. Group; as in people who find themselves touring on the identical highway, getting into the identical path, and with the identical desired end result.
I first found the enjoyment of group when, just a few lifetimes in the past, I based a small dance firm.
As somewhat band of dancers touring on the yellow brick highway collectively, we found our personal items, together with one another’s items. We additionally found, as did The Wizard of Ouncesadventurers, that it was a bonus to all of us if we used our personal distinctive religious blessing to the fullest.