This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
I try to use my own photo's as much as possible, sometimes I borrow from the web. If I inadvertently use your picture without giving credit, please do let me know and I will either credit or remove it, I hope you will do the same with mine.
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Friday, November 8, 2013

Small things.........

Some days its good to just appreciate the beauty in the small things.
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I look around me every day, and I thank God for what I see. I have lost my vision in one eye but I see very very well with the other one. I appreciate that more and more. I know some people have never seen as well as I do even now. I notice the small things. The sun on a leaf, a bug on a flower.
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The gossamer wings of a dragon fly or the wonderful colours of a bee. The intricate delicate flowers and how the petals direct the bee to the pollen.
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Vision is a wonderful thing. Never take it for granted.
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The butterfly.....symbol for eternal life
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I childhood prayer of trust and dedication means more to me than ever as I grow old...........I do place my trust in Him and as with my sight I accept without question what life brings my way.
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.....and so.....look to the small things, enjoy your day. Listen to the birds and take note of the flowers. Enjoy and savour the moment.....
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and this is the truth of it...............
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  1. Such beautiful pictures, dear Janice :) Thanks for sharing and the reminder to enjoy the small things. Happy weekend! Hugs

  2. Beautiful! Lovely photographs. You are so fortunate that you have wonderful eyesight in your one eye to enjoy all the beauty in this world.
    Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

  3. Beautiful photos!
    Greetings, RW & SK

  4. Such a beautiful post and great reminder to appreciate the small things around us.

  5. woow. this post is really BLUE :)
    and do not miss...


    it is FUN :)
    Håkan ( The Roseman)

  6. A lot of small things make up our world.

  7. Gorgeous pictures and a very meaningful post! Everyday there are blessings and we have to be grateful for everything! A flower, a bee, the first snowflake ;o) Hugs ;o)

  8. What a lovely post! Thank you for sharing. You are one of the features today at the Anything Blue Friday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you again at the little blue soiree. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse


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