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Daily Blessings

04 Apr

 

While we often spend our days

Worrying

About 

The past and the future,

We often miss 

The beauty

Each day has to offer

Just outside our tattered windows.

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20 Comments

Posted by on April 4, 2011 in Photography, poetry, Quiet Times, Reflections

 

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20 responses to “Daily Blessings

  1. easylifestyles

    April 4, 2011 at 2:50 am

    Excellent job. Thanks for sharing. Sharing poems is something I truly enjoy doing. I enjoy reading your blog very much.

    A Day at the Park

     
    • flyinggma

      April 4, 2011 at 7:29 am

      Thanks for stopping by my blog and subscribing.

       
  2. Thomas Stazyk

    April 4, 2011 at 4:29 am

    Fantastic picture–and that’s great advice, too! But how did you take the photo? The weathered window looks like it’s the outside, is the landscape a reflection?

     
    • flyinggma

      April 4, 2011 at 7:06 am

      The picture is two photos put together, something I learned how to do in the Photoshop class I took. I removed the portion of the window glass from the window photo and placed a landscape photo that I took behind it to create the picture in the post.

      When I was all finished I thought as you did, it is looking from the wrong perspective.

       
    • writerwoman61

      April 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm

      I thought the same thing as Tom…neat effect though…

      Hugs,
      Wendy

       
      • flyinggma

        April 4, 2011 at 1:46 pm

        It would have been fun to have such a beautiful reflection but the window were mostly dark before I began.

         
  3. 36x37

    April 4, 2011 at 6:37 am

    Incredible! Did you take that shot, Jeanne! I’m so impressed!

     
    • flyinggma

      April 4, 2011 at 7:10 am

      Thanks Maura. The picture is a combination of two photos that I took. One is of a window on an old shed at my husband parent’s farm and the other is a landscape shot I took on my way to work one morning.

      Now that I have the hard work done with the window frame photo I have endless possibilities of other photos I could put for the window glass for different effects.

       
  4. 1959duke

    April 4, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Your picture brings back memories of a time long ago.

     
    • Jeanne

      April 4, 2011 at 10:50 am

      Hope they are great memories of a beautiful sunrise!

       
  5. belleofthecarnival

    April 4, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Beautiful!

     
    • Jeanne

      April 4, 2011 at 10:11 am

      Thanks for taking a look 🙂 Hope all is well with you!

       
  6. Carol Ann Hoel

    April 4, 2011 at 10:13 am

    There is much truth and wisdom in this poem, Jeanne. I love the photo that goes with it. The contrast of the tattered window against the beauty outside is stunning. Blessings to you…

     
    • Jeanne

      April 4, 2011 at 10:52 am

      Thank you Carol I consider it a great compliment from someone who writes as well as you do on a daily basis.

      Blessings on your day! Jeanne

       
  7. nrhatch

    April 4, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Beautiful post, Jeanne.

    You’re obviously learning lots in PhotoShop ~ at first glance, I thought you took the photo standing outside the shed to capture the reflection in the glass.

     
    • flyinggma

      April 4, 2011 at 1:41 pm

      Thanks Nancy. One of my favorite things to do is to learn something new. I’m having a great time experimenting.

       
  8. pearlsandprose

    April 4, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    This is really beautiful, Jeanne. Looks like your Photoshop class was a success!

     
  9. carldagostino

    April 16, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Has to be one of the most captivating photos I have ever seen. You should try to interest a jig saw puzzle manufacturer on this one, for sure. Yes I see wrong perspective but that makes it more haunting.

     
    • flyinggma

      April 16, 2011 at 9:42 am

      Thanks Carl! I wonder who I would contact for a puzzle. I love jigsaw puzzles and it would be fun to see it as a puzzle. I really have enjoyed learning to work with Photoshop and my new camera.

       

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