Pretty Old Tree
Posing for the Camera?
Beautiful Even in Winter
In Summer Dress
It is Morning Walk Time again (finally) after days of rain. Walking in the sunshine makes me so very happy. Sunshine almost always makes me high. Is it ok to say that? Winter and spring are having their annual tug-of-war, but I know who will win!
The tree above is one I have photographed quite a few times. The winter ones I took yesterday and I have put the summer one in so you can see how it looks fully clothed. It is so lovely. I do not know how to express my attraction to trees. I just like them.
Click on the link below to see a video of another tree I saw yesterday that I didn’t notice before. It is SO TALL, and unique with its twin trunks.
Video of a Tall Tree with Twin Trunks
The photo below called out to me for commentary,
which I put in the post title.
What does the photo speak to you?
When you look in the mirror, do you lament the loss of your youthful face? Do you have to hire someone to mow the lawn because it is just too much for you? Did a younger person get that position you were hoping for? Do you realize you can’t do as many jumping jacks as you used to?
It’s OK! You are still needed!!! Take a look at the weathered sign below:
This sign has seen better days. Look closely and you will see that it has been shot through in at least two places.
The sign below is still doing a very necessary job in spite of its age. Doesn’t that look like moss or fungus or something growing on there?
I KNOW you look lots better than this sign! So think of the value you still have! You can share your wisdom, pass your cheer, and be a beacon of guidance for someone else.
Weathered. Wiser. Wonderful.
I am so blessed to have such a beautiful walking route. I can’t help but praise God for what I see. And I am thankful to have a camera to capture this Tennessee Beauty.
The cows came trotting to the fence when I stopped to greet them. They are so friendly!
I sang to them! “I’m glad to see you, I’m glad to see you, how are you today? I’m glad to see you, I’m glad to see you this happy sunny day!”
Wow! I know the scenery, trees and exercise are good for my brain health.
1 Corinthians 15: 51-55
Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed— in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible has put on incorruption, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.”
“O Death, where is your sting?
O Hades, where is your victory?”
1 Thessalonians 4:15-18
For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words.
Sunday morning walks are my favorite. They are quiet with very little or no traffic. Today, only one car passed. Last Sunday, I was a bit startled when a jogger came up from behind, but he apologized as he passed, saying that he did not have a horn.
I think I walked over five miles today.