Photo Essay

In The Green....

As Meister Eckhart once said "If the Only Prayer You Say In Your Life Is Thank You, that would Suffice.."

There is so much beauty in the simplicity of Nature, it boggles the mind.

As I go through the trails each day on my hikes, , I see works of art in a simple leaf, or a bent tree, or a glistening stream of water running , flowing, turning,...

I observe, watch, then meditate on this beauty that has been given to us free of charge.....

The hustle and bustle of our daily lives makes us oblivious to the beauty that surrounds us , if only we would just stop, look, listen to the sounds of Mother Nature, inviting us to touch her beauty.

I hope I have struck a chord with even just one person, go out, stop what you are doing and smell the roses.........

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5 responses

  • d s

    d s gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    wonderful essay!

  • Pamela Johns

    Pamela Johns (Deleted) gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    I like how you used B&W in some of the photos and still called it green.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    Elfriede, you've more than struck a cord with me. A very beautiful and moving essay. Truly inspiring. A big yes vote.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    And this!! This is so beautiful my friend...

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    Truer words were never spoken and I didn't realize Nelson Campbell is no longer a member...so many good members have left but I am glad you are still here..to remind us in your work of the beauty of nature. You have my vote.

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