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Details in Life


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One of the most amazing natural details I have ever seen is this leaf. It is called Christ’s Tears or Las lágrimas de Cristo in Spanish.

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This leaf is a plant called Christ’s Tears

A phenomenon of natural beauty and elegance that surprises with the intricate detail that is on the leaf.

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One tiny duck one gentle dog
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Peaking over a bucket

Animals can show us so much  detail with their simplicity and kindness. The eyes have it all.

Raindrops on a rose. Detail that is lovely and calming at the same time.

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One rose

With all that happens in our lives, we need to take a moment to look at the essence of the familiar that surrounds us. We need to embrace the beauty of normalcy. We need to let ourselves find joy wherever we can.

When I hike I see so much I can never capture in a photograph. I try. But the reality is you need to get outside and just look around. Let the moment you see something incredible stop you in your tracks. Take that moment and live it. Stamp it in your memory. Then you will understand the details of life.

 

 

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I am an American who moved to Colombia to find peace after the devastating loss of my daughter. I bought and renovated a Villa, am learning Spanish, and writing as catharsis. This blog will be like my book with chapters. Each blog will be about my life and adventures. I hope you will enjoy the many new discoveries I am making every day about myself and another culture.

7 thoughts on “Details in Life

  1. You are so right! We are here to appreciate the breathtaking beauty of all the gifts in the normalcy of every day life. It is all so amazing.

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  2. That is the way I look at the many fields that I bush hog, on my farm. Just trying to take care of God’s beautiful land. All thought it does get hard keeping the bush hog running.

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  3. There is a song by Switchfoot called ” Life is short and I’m going to live it well” (worth hearing it) and I woke up humming it this morning… We only have 1 yes folks just 1 life to live…This is NOT a rehearsal..so lets enjoy and pause..and yes nature reveals the Creator..and how magnificent His designs are…Michele love all the pictures

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