One of my favorite scriptures-- I originally designed this back in 2015, but wanted to share it again. Shalom!
“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.”– Bernard Williams
It's always a thrill when our yard is in bloom!
This little fella made an appearance, too!
I revived this 2013 photo of cherry blossoms taken in our backyard with some tools in Photoshop to get this!
Tutorial found here: https://create.adobe.com/2019/10/3/free_photoshop_brush.html
by Connie Wanek
A flower needs to be this size
to conceal the winter window,
and this color, the red
of a Fiat with the top down,
to impress us, dull as we've grown.
Months ago the gigantic onion of a bulb
half above the soil
stuck out its green tongue
and slowly, day by day,
the flower itself entered our world,
closed, like hands that captured a moth,
then open, as eyes open,
and the amaryllis, seeing us,
was somehow undiscouraged.
It stands before us now
as we eat our soup;
you pour a little of your drinking water
into its saucer, and a few crumbs
of fragrant earth fall
onto the tabletop.
(Lovely poem! I found it here)
Small wonders-- blooms on our walkway this October morning!
"The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly."
A Visual Diary