Monday, December 19, 2011

Flower Power - Mosaic Monday

Good morning on this beautiful day. I was sick last week and 
didn't get a chance to post anything. So today I would 
love to share with you some photos I took of 
some beautiful roses and Christmas cactus.

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and 
forgot to put a soul into. ~ Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858

 Earth laughs in flowers. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Hamatreya"

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. ~John Ruskin

Christmas Cactus - Jolly Dancer




The Power of the Flower

I love the soft touch of a flower
It's petals so delicate and warm
The fragrance surrounds the senses
Delighting my soul this morn

I love the sight of colorful flowers
Oh, the power it has over me
I want to wallow in its beauty
For there within lies the key

 Just the sight of this creation
Softens even the hardest heart
Bringing tender sensations
With Hope of a fresh new start


written by: Brenda Stevens
Copyright © 2011
Photos taken by: Brenda Stevens


I am joining Little Red House for this Mosaic Monday!!

5 comments:

  1. Roses just seem to go with Christmas celebrations - red and white roses. That said, I still have a small bush of yellow roses blooming in my northwest garden.

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  2. Beautiful roses. They are so perfect for this time of year! Merry Christmas!

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  3. Love your flower photos, Brenda, and the poem is a delight! I agree, and as I say, flowers are kisses from God.

    I love roses...and the cactus flower looks so exotic. Simply beautiful...by the way, I don't really agree with Henry Beecher. Flowers most certainly do have the essence of God. A most soulful creation.

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  4. Gorgeous photos and mosaic of the flowers, so beautiful Brenda! and your poem is just as lovely! your granddaughters are adorable!

    love,
    susan

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