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Thursday, November 12, 2009

T-13 ... Thankful for my Just Joey Roses and more

Make Time for Small Reflections
Haiku Friday Sky Watch is at Sacred Ruminations



5 versions of my
Just Joey roses collaged
along with 8 thoughts

makes 13 ... all right?
Sharing quotes that remind me
gratitude expands

as we count blessings
paying attention to small
moments every day

All year I've added
one thing I'm thankful for here
at Small Reflections

The mosaics look
much the same until you click
to 'embiggen' them


1. "We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." Cynthia Ozick

2. Original - Straight out of the Camera


3. "Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds." Theodore Roosevelt

4. It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others. James Smith

5. Fresco Filter


6. We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. Thornton Wilder

7. "God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" William A. Ward

8. Stained Glass


9. "Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day." Robert Caspar Lintner

10. Palette Knife


11. "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." John Fitzgerald Kennedy

12. Poster Edges

Click to embiggen for better viewing
and for others participating in
Thankful Thursday
and T-13

13. "If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice." Meister Eckhart


Small Reflections ... Smile Back
and one more for good measure ... just because ;--)

Thought for the Day
"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." W.T. Purkiser

15 comments:

Tracie said...

Beautiful roses!!! Happy TT!

Hazel said...

I rarely see roses with this kind of color. They're beautiful and it's true - a thing of beauty is a joy forever :)

Mama Zen said...

I love the color of those roses! Gorgeous!

Jane said...

this was really pretty. and i loved the quotes. "Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day." I think we should all remember that one :)

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi there, Beautiful collage as usual.. Of course roses are some of my favorite flowers---so you know how much I love this collage. My favorite picture is is one in the bottom left corner. WOW!!!!

Thanks.
Hugs,
Betsy

Calico Crazy said...

I love the color of those roses, and the quotes you've shared add to the beauty. ~ Calico Contemplations

Alice Audrey said...

You're in a thankful mood. :)

Pamela said...

I like the poster edges best..
I like all of the quotes. Nice job.

Serendipity said...

What a lovely post! Oh wow, the roses are so lovely! Are they fragrant as well?

Tumblewords: said...

Beautiful!! That might have just become my favorite rose and favorite color. Ahhh.

George said...

I like all versions of your beautiful roses.

Forgetfulone said...

I love the straight from the camera look as well as the palette. Beautiful roses! Love your haiku, too.

Pam said...

Delightful as always, I enjoyed it all.

Denise said...

Very lovely.

Willa @ FickleMinded said...

I love peach roses and your collage is so wonderful!!!

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