Saturday, October 27, 2012

Finding the pretty...

I'm ashamed to admit this, but lately I've been so busy I haven't even stopped to look at the beauty around.
And it's everywhere!!
Fall is my favorite season.
It's outside all of my windows.
Even walking to and from my car each day, there's beauty all around me.
But I've been in a hurried little stressed bubble, failing to just look up and appreciate things.

So the other day I stopped everything, grabbed my camera and just walked outside for about 10 minutes around our land.

Pretty pretty pretty, everywhere I look!
I'm pulling myself back to the place of consciously admiring beauty in small things.

Have you found pretty lately?


Grandmommy said...
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Melinda said...

We do have a tendency to get wrapped up in dy to day like and forget to appreciate the beauty around us.

Love the pics. It is a beautiful time of year.

M :)

Anonymous said...

sounds like a fingerprint post to me :)


Grandmommy said...

Beautifully Inspiring. I wrote you a poem. (Saw some typos so I edited and reposted. I'm notorious for editing. LOL) Hope you enjoy.

Pretty, pretty where I look, the wooden bridge peaks over a brook.
A yellow leaf sits in the sill? While reflective trees on the pond stand still.
A broken walnut becomes an owl, Colorul leaves his perch on a bough.
Beneath my boots crunch leaves that fall like rain. The sounds sends joy pulsing through my veins.
Brilliant colors beckons Fall, I want to rest and enjoy it all.
The peaceful life on a country farm, cannot be measured by clocks and storms,
But by the frogs croaking into the night, and the moon and stars shining twice as bright.
By the walks I take down a old dirt road where winsome birds chirp and drop their load.
The railroad tracks no train will see, because time stands still beneath these trees.
I lift my arms in praise to God, He is the One who decorates this sod.
To enjoy the beauty that I find, and welcome home with a new peace of mind.

Grandmommy said...

And I see another typo. I give up. LOL I'll blame the arthritic fingers. Now I'm ready to be rich, beautiful, and skinny. :D

The Sieberts said...

when i was driving to your barn sale i thought 'it is SO picture perfect out here!' would love to live in place like that with SO many photo ops!

RURAL said...

How wonderful to be able to walk around and take so many lovely photos of a spectacular piece of land, what a stunning place you live at.

I love Fall, next to the renewal of spring it's my fav, please don't tell summer, and winter.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Forty Two East said...

Sometimes we forget to slow down and enjoy the things around us. Great post.

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~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love your Autumn photos. I don't know how many I've taken of my shoes! lol I keep looking down and thinking the leaves look amazing...Click! Happy Fall!