Sunday, April 29, 2012

altar, flower offerings




we had beautiful rain this morning ~so, i like to go to this rock on the east side of prairie hill because i know it fills with blessed rainwater ~ i like to sprinkle it on my head.  today i filled the natural basin with the beautiful wildflowers.  an altar ~ an offering ~ a reminder that God clothes the flowers of the field ~ he feeds the birds of the air and he takes care of his people.

"beauty is an ecstacy; it is as simple as hunger. 
there is really nothing to be said about it."
 - W.S. Maugham
 
 'sensitive briar' is abundant on the prairie fields now.
 
 the monarchs like the 'prairie parsley.'
 
cutleaf daisy
oklahoma is blanketed in yellow - mostly this is "sneezeweed."
it doesn't make you sneeze! 
God bless your week.

3 comments:

  1. Love your offering! And that sensitive briar is really cool!!

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  2. I've been scrolling through your vibrant and gorgeous pics. Wow, that Lake Lawtonka and Prairie Hill! You are fortunate to live near such beauty! And I think your alter is cool, too. Here's to our prairies!!!

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  3. Here's to the prairies!! :) I dug roots here and it makes my heart bloom!
    I hope your 'springs' are beautiful too, Val and Prairiegirl!

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