April seems stuck in the beauty of winter.
A couple of weeks ago, we enjoyed
A pink panorama of big skies and fluffy clouds.
And only a couple of days ago,
The snow cover on the lake was gone
And the cold mist seemed to make
The clouds as silver and soft as silk.
Gently, almost secretly, spring is approaching!
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Come and let’s take a walk through my enchanted world.
In the early morning, the freezing temperatures
Create art out of silver beeches
And the hoar-frosted trees frame
The pyramid of the swings at the end of our street.
Once out on the lake, I walk past
An enchanted red boat house
Hiding among frosted branches.
Zooming out with my lens, I see the boat house
Belongs to this summer cottage
Patiently waiting for warmer days.
As for me, I’m enjoying the last cold days
Of magical hoar frost and ice.
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The mild grey weather of December
Sent me the gift of a perfect luminous pearl
Speaking of renewal and hope in the middle of winter.
Strung with a necklace of melted snow
Tells a tale of gentleness and endurance.
A faded beauty and a rose ready to bud
Reminds us – in this time of making resolutions –
To keep the goodness of the old
While enjoying the promise of the new.
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A couple of weekends ago, I fell in love. Head over heels.
With this enchanting church in Ljusterö. (Try getting your tongue around that!)
Yes – this is the same church featured in my previous post…
Magical skies are the only decoration this simple wooden building needs.
The tower is framed with bare branches,
The setting sun lights up the snow,
A feeling of serenity falls.
The world is breathing in harmony.
There is no need to try to create a perfect world.
Just celebrate the one we already have.
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Sometimes the simplest of things can be the most beautiful.
Unadorned they are poems to heaven.
Like this simple white wooden church.
White timbers from the 1700s;
A simple stained glass window
And the beauty of planks fading in the snow.
Hiding there, waiting to be seen,
Awaits the gorgeous beauty of imperfect simplicity.
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We’ve had a spate of white skies and snowstorms recently; but now and then, the sun bursts through in a wonderful explosion of blue and white.
This picture raised my spirits and I set it as my desktop picture so that I smiled every time I sat down at my computer.
Now you can do the same, if you wish.
Click the picture to see it in full resolution and then feel free to download it or transfer it to your computer to enjoy. (Just drag the full size picture onto your computer desktop.)
“When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky!” — Buddha
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