Precious Resources

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“If I were to name 3 most precious resources of life, I would say books, friends, and nature; and the greatest of these, at least the most constant and always at hand is Mother Nature and God.”   John Burrough

This tiny little purple/blue weed I photographer in my yard, shows the detail God gave to each small thing in nature that he created.

Sing Unto The Lord

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Psalm 104:33-34 KJV

” I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live:  I will sing praise to my God while I have being.  My meditation of Him shall be sweet:  I will be glad in the Lord.”

It is hard to look at all the beautiful things in nature and not see the handy work of God.  I start each day thanking God for his blessings and for his son Jesus, who died for all of us. At church within the last 2 weeks we have lost 2 good elderly gentlemen.  It makes a person stop and think how short life is, how you can lose your loved ones in an instant. That thought should touch your heart and make you think of God and what life is truly about.  I hope each of you have a blessed day.

Swiftly Flow The Days

I have watched the movie, “Fiddler On The Roof,” many times.  I think of the song in that movie, “Sunrise, sunset.”   The chorus begins , Sunrise, Sunset, swiftly flow the days. That is so true, life is swift as the days drift by so fast.

This is a sunrise I captured yesterday morning.  Looks as if the airplane is going straight up into outer space.  Arkansas has some very pretty sunrises and sunsets when a few clouds and lots of humidity are in the atmosphere.

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This sunset I took a couple of weeks ago.  I could not believe the colors and just how beautiful this sunset appeared.  Each time I see beauty like this God enters my mind. He has made such a beautiful world for us to enjoy.

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Our Planet Earth

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When I took this picture, of the sun shining on this spider web the other day, I could not believe the beautiful colors.  Each time I see something this beautiful on planet earth I know in my heart and my soul that God created this fantastic world.  I cannot understand those who fail to see the touch of God’s hand in every aspect of nature.

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Red Tip Hedges and Red Bud Trees

Every year in Spring the large Red Tip hedge out in the front yard puts on its beautiful red leaves, which is the new growth for the year.  They make a wonderful hedge, because their leaves stay green all year.  It took ten years for this hedge to fill in and grow 12 feet tall. We use this hedge for privacy between us and the busy highway that runs in front of our property.

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This hedge is getting ready to put on its big white bloom heads, made up of  numerous small flowers.  Some of the leaves are very red and some orange in color.  These are the buds that form before they burst into full bloom.

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This is the time of the year when the wild Red Bud trees bloom in the woods, many people plant these beautiful trees in their yards too.

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The next tree to bloom in the woods and people’s yards will be the Dogwood, which should be beginning to bloom within the week.   Love, this time of the year.