In giving thanks today for the 1000 gifts (3 a day) --the joy dare involves "light that caught you, a reflection that surprised you, a shadow that fell lovely. This first picture is of light that caught me
My hubby had opened the curtains wide and the immense pleasure of the light spilling on the tabletop just made me smile. The next picture --a reflection that surprised you-- was on this little unique vase that sits on the tabletop
This vase holds just one flower. It is made of pottery . My son purchased this for me in the Mountains of Saluda, NC. I loved how the sunlight reflected on the top of the vase.
Last of all a shadow that fell lovely---this one was a surprise for me! It also includes a reflection
This is a pond that sits outside our window. It has a large fountain which causes the rippling of water which is reflected on the grass. The larger shadows are the tree trunks of the pine trees---why are they bent? It has to do with the shadows in the water and then on the grass-- it struck me as beautiful. I am thankful for light and how it changes things. I can apply this whole thing Spiritually too, of course! We celebrated Epiphany this week which includes the concept of Jesus being this light of the world. Light changes things! Jesus is the great light spoken of in Is 60:1--and as John 1 says--The Light of the world. The beauty of regular light and all of its splendor can speak to me about his greater light.
Here is a poem written by a sixth grader:
Shining, Warming, Uplifting
Colorful, White, Shaded, Playful
Cooling, Dancing, MockingMischievous, Cantankerous
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