Sunday, June 27, 2010

~~Mosaic Monday~~

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As I was going through pictures I took when we were on vacation I was struck by the value each offers to our life. Today I think I'd like to contrast the beautifully fragile iris and the sturdy evergreen. Both are fragrant. Both most exquisite in their composition. Yet we only enjoy the iris for a short time in the spring. Because of the shortness of it's stay we mourn its passing, looking forward to it's rebirth next spring. The evergreen, because of its apparent strength we take for granted, yet every spring it puts for lovely "flowers" of its own. Without its special blossoms this bold tree could perish. In its strength there is weakness.

Thanks be to God!

Please visit Mary and The Little Red House. Her pictures are grand and so are the pictures of others!


  1. Hi GrandmaK
    This is a lovely post and so very true. Unfortunately, we do tend to take for granted that which is always with us. The pictures are lovely too. Thanks and God bless you.

  2. Beautiful!
    I need to go her pay a visit, this might be one meme I would really enjoy participating once in awhile.

  3. Lovely mosaic! I enjoyed your photos and the picture you painted in my mind with your words. I've never seen the evergreen 'blossoms', thanks for sharing!
    All the best,

  4. God bless you Cathy for your patience in posting all these mosaics here. Thank you.

  5. A beautiful mosaic.
    Happy Mosaic Monday.

  6. It is the smallest of things we must cherish in our gardens because as you said "Because of the shortness of it's stay" great message!


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