It was at that very moment, she looked back at all the things she had been able to overcome, and with a great sense of accomplishment, she vowed to keep going, to be an unstoppable force of good and light no matter what the consequences.Sunflower bud in golden evening light.
From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
According to the Greek Mythology, a water nymph, Cyltia, was somadly in love with the God of Sun, Apollo, that she never stoppedstaring up at the sun continuously, but he did not return the love.Taking pity on her, other Gods turned her into a sunflower thatcould always follow the path of the sun. Therefore, the sunflowerhas been following the sun ever since.
The waning days of a sunflower, as beauty fades and withers to make way for autumn.
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. ―Quoted by Lewis GrizzardGorgeous spring decorations by mother nature!
Long, thin, cayenne pepper (Capsicum annuum) covered in ice crystals of hoar frost which is frozen fog.
They gathered round the sparkling pure light of a spring morning, eager to feel the warm and welcoming touch of the sun.Bradford pear blooms
A bevy of proper lovely ladies, dressed in their flowing white gowns relaxed in the shade at the edge of the woods, looking out into the meadow flooded with golden sunlight, feeling a bit jealous of the wildflowers who were able to dance, uninhibited, in the light.
Sometimes the world throws things at us that we don't expect, but Mother Nature sets a fine example of perseverance. Keep blooming!