Day 16: Beauty in a broken world

Petite beauty can be easy to overlook. I love moss, especially in winter, but even when my eyes yearn for colors other than brown or gray, I catch myself ignoring moss, taking it for granted. Throughout winter and in early spring, moss—with its many varieties and shades of green—offers a reminder of something alive, something vibrant, something winter hasn’t triumphed over.

Common haircap moss

Do you have time today to learn a little more about moss? offers interesting facts and 19 moss suggestions for your yard, along with wonderful photos. Next time you’re out for a walk, I hope you’ll take some time to notice whether moss is quietly making your surroundings a bit more lovely and lively.

Join me in the hunt for beauty?
Where do you see beauty in a broken world? Want to add your own images during the 31-day journey? If so, feel free to comment below with your Instagram handle, and tag your Insta posts with #beautyinabrokenworld. You’ll find me there @pixofhope.