morning view

I got up a little extra early this morning, and ventured out to the deck with my cup of coffee and enjoyed the sights and sounds.  There are times when I’m a bit oblivious to all the beautiful details that surround, but this morning, I felt as though I was in a beautiful surround sound and sight symphony. The emerging pink on the mimosa tree was beautiful, and the intricacy of the detail never ceases to amaze me.These whimsical bloomsRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ “Early”

I love the early morning drive to work In between leaving a busy home and arriving at a busy school, there’s ….quiet. And after a few minutes of driving, the above photo is often what I see…the sun just over the horizon. Talk about a glimmer of hope!  It’s a great visual for the possibilities of a new day. And every morning, I’m so aware that every day is a Gift from the Giver of all Good things. Here’s toRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge – Beginnings

Just some thoughts on beginnings… Winter white branches of the birch appear barren, naked, stripped during the dormant period of winter But a closer look brings hope, for left on the bare branches are seeds and all the potential that lies within. So it is often with beginnings They are preceded by difficult endings where we may feel bare, stripped, naked. But somehow,even in the dormant period of loss, there is unseen potential Unseen, untapped, just waiting for the rightRead more

Daily Prompt ~ “Eye of the Beholder”

Sometimes we find beauty in unexpected places. Love that. Eye of the Beholder Bathed in morning light this place often bathed in tears Light breathes hope into life’s darkest hours Beauty lives in the eye of the beholder In the light of the truth they embrace For what is seen is so very often the intangible, the unseen, the beauty that breathes from within to see that which is ‘without’ the beauty that inspires and sees and allows one toRead more