Shades of Gray from Grayson Co, TX #837 – A new day, a new start

 

14-09-20water_5597 copy“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.”

Meister Eckhart

It is my birthday today and I am trying to present myself with the gift of a new start

remove all the stumbles and falls of yesterday

listen to the dreams,

live at least one of them out

Know that it is never too late

sprinkle one’s self awake

New Years day in the midst of September.

monos en theos…†…jim

Shades of Gray from Grayson Co, TX #779 – MORNING DEW & MORNING TOADSTOOLS

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There was a heavy dew on our morning walk when I found a little colony of these almost glass-like little toadstools blooming amongst the dew. They were pretty from above, but the real view came laying in the wet grass at gnome level.

Get down at the level of your subject. A set of wet clothes is a small price to pay!  monos en theos…†…jim

IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #737 – WE HAVE DEW!

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“Who would have thought it possible that a tiny little flower could preoccupy a person so completely that there simply wasn’t room for any other thought.”  
–  Sophie Scholl 

I do with that I could say the above saying applies.

But I have done little to slow and take time to just be.

I get wasted whiling time away

on things that seem important

that have to get the done today.

It can be such a burden

letting time, dew, and flowers

fly past, not stopping

just hurrying away!

stop and feel the dew! en theos monos † jim

 

IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #730 – LIVING LIVE BY THE DROP!

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Hello there my old friend
Not so long ago it was till the end
We played outside in the pourin’ rain
On our way up the road we started over again

You’re livin’ out dreams of you on top
My mind is achin’ oh lord it won’t stop
that’s how it happened livin’ life by the drop

Up and down the road in our worn out shoes
Talkin’ ’bout good things and singin’ the blues
You went your way and I stayed behind
We both knew it was just a matter or time

You’re livin’ out dreams of you on top
My mind is achin’ oh lord it won’t stop
that’s how it happened life by the drop

No waste of time we’re allowed today
Churnin’ up the past, there’s no easier way
Times been between us,a means to a end
God its good to be here walkin’ together my friend

Livin’ our dreams
My mind stoped achin’
that’s how it happened livin’ life by the drop…DOYLE BRAMHALL

Hello there to my old friend Doyle. Don’t ever think that you are forgotten! en theos monos

IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #577- a morning mixed with dew and early sun

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I tried to just sit on the porch and do my morning readings and meditation.  But the sun was out for the first morning in a while and our field was reflecting that calling light off the morning dew. I just had to go and wander through it.

“The person who doesn’t scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.
Hunter S. Thompson

Get you feet wet with dew when ever you get the chance. ††† en theos ††† jimwork

Images of small things from the biggest county in Texas #551 – Perfection, one drop at a time †

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In my efforts to achieve perfection (insert sarcastic laugh), I often carry a little spray bottle of water to apply the beauty of the seldom seen west Texas dew.

It never really looks quite right. I try to convince myself that it is an improvement, but that is a lie. It really just looks like a plant that someone has used a water bottle to soak it beyond His touch.

Yesterday, while walking in an unusually cool and damp morning, I found this simple blade of johnson grass with two perfectly placed, gravity defying magical balls put there by Him.

It was almost a reminder from my Father that I am here to find, see and record. He seemed to be saying, “Watch Me son this is how it’s done.”

Enjoy all that you find, see and record today, but mostly feel His touch. ††† en theos ††† jimwork

“…the true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life…”
William Morris

Images of small things from the biggest county in Texas- #509 – The splender of the small under morning dew.

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“As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.” -A. C. Benson

…”seek and ye shall find”… Matthew 7:7

May you find peace, beauty and comfort everywhere you seek ††† en theos ††† jim work