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138. Flowers (Light 11)

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These camellias were growing just outside the local church, in their tiny courtyard. The vibrancy of their colour stopped me in my wheelchair tracks, and the beauty of their shape too, but most of all, the way the sunlight reflected off their silken swirls, creating a haze of delicate light.

It often seems to me that the wonder of the world is not such beauty, but that people can pass by it without being astounded by such abundant grace. My astonishment is that some people barely see these out of the corner of their eye and think, “they’re just flowers.”

text and photo © Keren Dibbens-Wyatt 2017

Day 121: Cornfield

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Light and dark growing up together, the wheat and the tares alike welcoming in each new dawn, each new dusk. Brother and sister, soil siblings, rising up from the same earth, basking in the same sun, dancing in the same swirls of breeze, refreshed by the same rain. Bringing forth difference stood side by side, some sailing petals, some harvest food, blood red and golden ears, all beauty, all belonging, altogether.

© Keren Dibbens-Wyatt 2015