Sunday, May 7, 2006

Self Portrait Challenge #1: Introduce Yourself

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When I wake I see a sleepy soul mate;
When I get moving I see a gym;
When I get home, all sweaty,
I see three little tiny people who are all hungry.

When I am in my home, I see antique wooden floors
covered in bruises and dents
rendering life that has made itself present
for almost 200 years within these walls

When I am in my yard
I see gardens awaiting my
digging, pruning, weeding, creating

When I drive I see trees, white churches
old houses, green fields, magnificent skies;
Beauty surrounds me on every bend.

When I look at myself I see
one who appreciates blessings,
and a faith that transcends trials.


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9 comments:

Left-handed Trees... said...

Such detail here..."When I drive I see trees, white churches, old houses, green fields, magnificent skies; Beauty surrounds me on every bend." I love the way these words frame your line of sight.

Tori said...

wow-you are so talented. I am intimitaded now to write in my blog.

Bohemian Girl said...

oh my...your eyes are absolutely gorgeous.

and your surrounds sound that way as well.

just beautiful.

thanks for stopping by my bloggie. so good to meet you!!!

xo,
boho

MiandMiksmom said...

Wow...beautiful words for a beautiful person. I love your blogs!

Suzie Petunia said...

Beautiful! I wish I saw the world through your eyes sometimes.

Lucky Candice said...

You're eye is beautiful! Faith that transcends trials - that's a good one.

Love ya!

Candice

Tracey said...

This is a beautiful self-portrait - the view sounds lovely! Thank you so much for sharing.

Colorsonmymind said...

What a beautiful eye!

Just came across your blog. Will be back:)

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