Tag: Forest

Wandering into Wonder

In my experience, wonder is so intricately tied to the magic of miracles.   A dictionary definition of wonder is: “a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable”.  Isn’t this also the essence of a miracle?  Of magic?… Continue Reading “Wandering into Wonder”

The Great Warrior Rose

It is quite magical to come upon a blooming rose bush in the middle of the forest with a shaft of sunlight shining on her sweetly scented flowers through a break in the tree canopy.  While her flowers are dainty and small, there is… Continue Reading “The Great Warrior Rose”

Extended Family Indeed!

When I came upon the sea of mottled green and purple leaves with a chorus of delicate yellow flowers bowing their heads, my jaw dropped open and I felt such deep awe and wonder that I couldn’t speak.  The sheer number of these flowers… Continue Reading “Extended Family Indeed!”

Through the Veil and Back Again

As I drive to our city park that has forest trails in its valleys, my mind is paying attention to the road, checking off mental notes on my never ending to do list, arranging priorities.  I always think if I can just get one… Continue Reading “Through the Veil and Back Again”