I knew I’d be giving up sweets for Lent, but this year, I randomly added, “don’t touch my face” to my 40-day Lenten sacrifice.
And now, my seemingly simple sacrifice has turned into a worldwide pandemic rule.
I have no choice, but to
play by the rules,
Stay home and don’t touch my face until well beyond Easter.
Sometimes it takes a big wake-up call to realize our choices and actions impact not only ourselves but also others.
And let me tell you from first-hand (don’t touch) experience,
Playing by the rules is the only way to play. When we go off the path, we, more often than not, get lost,
And I really want to play again someday, so let’s play by the rules, stay on the path and stop this pandemic.
Hopefully, this virus will soon be a thing of our past,
but right here, right now, it’s not a time to act
“Holier Than Thou”
Even though it can be scary out there –
you don’t have to twist my arms
to journey among friends
“Walk in the Park”
To be king –
seated on a throne overlooking the kingdom.
“To Be King”
It’s the Beauty of Simplicity
that brings me down to my knees.
– Josh White
I chase you like no other,
and when I catch you and you’re looking particularly good,
Day 5 Nature Photo Challenge: “Smell of Rain”
Last night I attended Care Fund ‘s Desert Sky Gala,
timed so the guests could witness the desert sunset.
As the sun went down,
the blooming creosote bushes lit up with hues of pink,
drawing my attention to them,
just like how their smell draws my attention when it rains.
“Smell of Rain”
“Them old bad dreams
Been sleeping in your bed
And them old dark clouds
Been hanging around your head
But all your hard times
Will vanish in the wind
When the mighty clouds of joy
Come rolling in…” – B.J. Thomas
“Mighty Clouds of Joy,”
let us find sweet peace within.
Along the way, I’ve received a lot of wise photography advice, including
“never let the length of your lens keep you from a shot – just move closer,”
so this morning, instead of making equipment excuses,
I brought a ladder to the shoot.
The mama owl accepted my closer proximity,
the owlets barely cared that I was there,
and ultimately, by being closer,
I felt like we all got to know each other a little better.
“A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart”