As I began the arduous job of cleaning out my gardens, I saw up close and personal, signs of Life. Despite the fact that my garden muscles have begun to protest, when I finished cleaning out gardens the other day, I turned around, picked up my camera, and crawled in those very gardens.
Yet before I did that I listened to a CD by Josh Groban called “Awake” as I cleaned those gardens. Even though my neighbors were out and within hearing distance I sang and I danced as if I were on Hollywood’s stage. I didn’t care. I didn’t give a fig. The sun was out and shining bright, and in my way of grabbing my JOY, I will do anything it takes, even if that means singing loudly and dancing like a madwoman.
Life was calling. And I heard. I looked up at the sky and spun about. I looked at the grass and swooped down gracefully as if to embrace it. I used one of my garden tools as a microphone. I would loved to have been a fly on the wall to listen to what those neighbors said about me. Again, did I care? Nope!
As I told someone recently, I must be out in my gardens or in the forest as much as I can in order to heal. Throw in there that this is my busy Season as I open my massive gardens, I do not know how often I will be here. Perhaps I will post with comments closed just so that you see what I am seeing. Between the wildlife and the New Life I am witnessing, I could spend hours in of themselves, just editing and posting to show you. I’ll see how this Journey unfolds.
This is the Season of New Beginnings. Celebrate with me. Taking into consideration all that I’ve been through lately, if I can mange to celebrate, you certainly can too! Yes it is possible to find some semblance of Peace and JOY even with a broken Heart. Keep that in mind when you go through a tough phase of Life.
The gallery below shows several types of tree buds that are amazing. Click on first image to enter it. And then the next gallery shows all of the images of New Life I found in my gardens on that day. The Featured Image is of a bird (not quite sure what species as I did not ID it) with a beak-full of goodies for a nest. ENJOY!
Macro Handheld Manual Photography/ “New Beginnings”/
April 2019©AmyRose Photography