What is the magic of old gardens?
Can it be in part that those who designed them
had another object in mind besides pleasing the eye,
which tends to be our only criterion?
Perhaps plants had more personality,
more dignity, more mystery,
when they were held in respect, even in awe,
because of the wonderful powers they were supposed to possess.
And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there He put the man whom He had formed. And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food… Genesis 2:8-9 ✝
Thank you, Lord Jesus, that you save, you heal, you restore, and you reveal Your Father’s heart to us! You have captured me with grace and I’m caught in Your infinite embrace!
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Wow Natalie this is so beautiful I love your flowers!
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Thanks, Michelle Marie. I’m glad you enjoy my pretty babies! Hugs, Natalie 🙂
Natalie,Dear ! Another brilliant post to feast my eyes and my Soul … Love your own Eden,love the happy faces 🙂 of the beautiful flowers ! BTW,spectacular macro photos effectively captured and framed! The shallow bokeh DOF nicely brings out their beauty ! Big ((( hugs ))), Doda (˘▾˘~)
Thank you, Doda. I’m so glad you enjoy my pretty babies too. I don’t use a macro lens, but I edit them on my computer and crop them in as close as I can. Big hugs to you as well! Natalie 🙂
Unbelievable ! Perfectly processed,spectacular outcome!
Love and hugs ,Doda 🙂
Thank you, Doda. XOXOXO
Ya just gotta love spring, huh?! Hugs and blessings, Peaches. Natalie 🙂