Yes. I'm going to write about the World!
Specifically, the idea that "It's a small world."
We hear that all the time, right? We even say it a lot! Social media helps us feel that it is a small world because we can find anyone, reconnect, even connect with people on the other side of the globe!
But I now have to say that the world has not gotten smaller. The world is very, very big.
"It's a small world... in the Lutheran church," is one I've heard a lot all through growing up and attending Lutheran schools, going to Lutheran churches in adulthood and finding out that people I know from one church are connected to people I knew from a different part of the country!
"It's a small world ... in community theatre."
"It's a small world ... in parks and rec."
It's a small world in ... what is your "small" world?
There are worlds of people who don't even know about things that are a big issue to me or you.
No amount of exploring places online can prepare you for the actual place. The immensity of the Grand Canyon. The smells of a seaside town. The "dry heat" of the desert as compared to a tropical heat.
I am blessed to be able to explore far corners of the world, but I urge everyone to get out into your part of the world as much as you can!
If you live in a big city, you are lucky. There is wide cultural variety at your fingertips.
If you live in the country, you are lucky. So much nature is within your grasp!
One great thing about a big country like the U.S. is that you don't have to leave your country or learn a new language to see everything from ocean to desert, from rainforest (Pacific Northwest) to prairie. My personal favorite is the badlands up in the Dakotas. Such stark beauty!
Find out what is in your world as much as you can. What do you do to explore your world?
(If you're visiting from A to Z, please include the name of your blog as it is on the Master List so I can return the favor!)