Rachel and I share many early morning drives to get her to the school bus. I think by now she is used to me "ooh-ing" and "ah-ing" at the sunrise and its relfection on the hills that surround us. At this point she is a willing accomplice in my wanting to capture the moment. She oh so cleverly grabbed the camera and got these shots:
And I wonder, did anyone else see what I saw? Amidst the early morning commute where they able to shut off the hurry and relish the present moment?
I thought about cropping out the cars and highway, but somehow I like this image. Amidst the speed is a quiet beauty that beckons.
And I listened, and was granted an incredible 15 minutes of eternity.
And of course, I had company:
Being the second week of Advent, the week of the light of plants, it was more than appropriate to enjoy nature decked out in her crystal finery:
So many blessings to be found in the quiet whispering of the season. Can you hear it?