Are there times in daily life, when you long for tranquil moments of peaceful quiet?
Recently, I captured a few pictures that provided that, causing me to stop and notice,
and at times to sit and reflect for a few brief minutes, on the beauty before me.
The morning mist at a neighboring farm...
The sun streaming in on a flowing creek by the side of the road, causing
it to look like it was filled with thousands of sparkling diamonds...
...and as I sat looking at it all, suddenly a gorgeous, stately white swan floated down stream. I pass
this creek so often, and many of those times, my mind is filled with the duties of the day, and I
totally miss the beauty it offers. I will tell you, I never saw a swan on this creek before.
...the clothes line filled with laundry, already hung in the early morning mist.
...the jet streams of white in the crystal blue sky.
It was one of those rare autumn mornings, where it seemed that everything was covered with
beauty, color, and grandeur.
It refreshed my heart. It helped me to realize again, that no matter how wrong things look in our
world, God is still creating scenes for us to enjoy...to be "wowed" by, and sometimes it all
catches me unaware. It brings peace to my heart, and encouragement to my soul...
...because not one of us knows what is around the next bend, in our lives.
Thanking God for His many gifts today. Thanking Him for you too.