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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Take a walk with me in my garden. This was shot in September. Now we've had many hard frosts so mostly the leaves are all on the ground. Nights are below freezing, days are in the 40's, sometimes close to 50(F) degrees, but that won't last long.






Sharing with you a heart I found in the garden. It was the inside of a fading rose and I thought it was so beautiful. I often notice as the roses start to fade and they lose their strength and their vibrancy, there still remains a beauty that catches the eye. I think that is how it should be in the Christian life. As we age, as we lose our youthful strength and energy, we have not the beauty we once had. Nonetheless,there should still remain a beauty from below the surface that catches people, that draws them to the Author of all beauty....a peace and a gentleness that shows we know Him and we are close to Him. I hope as I age, I will exhibit the beauty of the rose that shows others the love of our Creator. To Him be the glory.

9 comments:

Robotgranny said...

AWW THIS IS SO PRETTYYY!

Erika Price said...

Beautiful!

Jen @Sadie Inspired said...

What a sweet treasure you found in that rose! Thank you for sharing.

Soy Celeste said...

¡Hola Coleen! Esa es una flor tan diferente, ¿verdad? Nunca vi algo así. Qué llamativo el corazón que se ve allí. Eso me hace recordar que Dios se fija en cómo es nuestro "corazón". Me pregunto cómo serán las flores allá en el cielo. Serán ¡perfectas, y nunca antes vistas! En este blog me voy preparando para ese momento, estoy conociendo flores ¡nunca vistas aquí en la tierra! y aprendo cosas edificantes. Que Dios te de más y más sabiduría a cada día. Un abrazo. Bendiciones.

Sarah said...

That really is beautiful, Coleen! Hope you have a wonderful and relaxing weekend!

Sarah

amber renee said...

These are lovely photos. Very soft and delicate! Hope you have a great Sunday, it was nice visiting your blog again! xo

kraftykj said...

I love that rose! You take wonderful photos!

pattisjarrett said...

I love the heart, have never noticed this. We're getting a reprieve from those colder temperatures,for a few days, anyway.

Heaven's Walk said...

Colleen - what a testiment to the tiniest beauty created by God's wonderous hands! Beautiful! :)

xoxo laurie

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