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Today, I simply have a pictures blog post, of the numerous flowers I came across this year and took pictures of. What is it about flowers that surprises and delights us? That enthralls and captivates us? That makes us cast aside our troubles, even for a moment? That makes our hearts sigh with contentment and joy?

As winter knocks and the cold winds howl, at least right here at Shot of Inspiration, we have these “eye candy” (no calories added) to warm your hearts!

Light-Pink-Bud

Life holds so much promise, as the little bud starts to grow… “Hello future!”

Pink-Buds

Some like having company, so they grow in clusters…

More-pink

This one can’t wait. We look away for a moment, and it’s already in full bloom, embracing life…

Pink-2

It prompts another little bud to follow suit…

More-yellow

Others choose to color the world with splashes of yellow…

Pink-Rose

Others with pretty pinks…

Small-Pink-Flower

Even weeds have dainty flowers too…

White-Dainties

Some light up with whites…

White-Flower

And a breeze kisses the petals…

White-Flower2

…and the pollen ever so gently…

Sunflower

But alas, the sunflower, the sunflower, infuses us with energy…

Sunflower2

…and unspeakable joys, as we uncover new ways to look at them, to look at life.

Hope your hearts warmed just a little bit, by this little post. What is it about flowers? That lights up our wintry world? It’s their spontaneous beauty, effortless effect – nature’s gift to you and me.

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3 Responses to “What Is It About Flowers?”

  1. Hai Choon says:

    Lovely post, Sis! Did warm my heart a little : )

  2. SATISH says:

    By seeing these flowers, I remember a quote:

    “Make your life a Rose, that speaks silently in the language of Fragrance!”

    Nature has many hidden messages to us, only thing is, we must have the sense to sense it.

  3. Sharon says:

    Di. thanks for your comment. Warmed my heart too!

    Satish, your quote is so true. I can’t agree more!!

    Sharon

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