Don't shake life off. There are moments in life when you see something, often in nature, that is inexplicably beautiful. Sometimes, though, your drive to work can give you peace, such as seeing the sunrise as I did today.
Actually, it's the 3rd consecutive day of the most beautiful sunrise I've ever seen and it has given me such a sense of the wonder of life. But we tend to shake this feeling off and convince ourselves that this beauty in life is fleeting, when.... when in fact that beauty is the essence of life and is constant and comforting if you let it be.
We think that all the awful things we see, or think we see, are permanent, as opposed to the fleeting beauty we allow ourselves. We have things mixed up in our minds, in our hearts..."