Tag Archives: birds

A Mother’s Day Prayer

Remind me to take joy in ordinary events: Chores such as laundry, cooking and shopping. Let me make time to listen to others and share. There is so much joy to find in the little things. Birds are busy building … Continue reading

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Spring’s Harbinger

  Lush greens abound. Bursting with buds, trees assume new hues: variegated greens. Lawns are dotted with bright yellow dandelions.  Spring’s harbinger, the Lily of the Valley, has not made an appearance. Nature’s sense of humor has provided a cruel … Continue reading

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Nature’s Overture

Abundant, vibrant, ever-changing hues. First warm and welcoming, then desolate, harsh, cold, blustery, and cruel. Why I wonder? This dichotomy of death on a sweltering, hot summer day as birds sing and nurture their young is so heartrending. Why? Trying, … Continue reading

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The Morning Polyphony

The outdoors beckoned to me this morning. As I walked in the wet grass to our gardens, I paused to listen to the birds’ polyphony. The multiplicity of sounds astonished me. Armed with my digital camera, I captured images of … Continue reading

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