A Miracle of Life

Carol A. Hand

Despite fierce winds

brutal cold and pounding rain

delicate but tenacious – columbine

gracefully blossoming

once again


Columbine Bud (Aquilegia) – June 11, 2017


























About Carol A. Hand

What matters are not the titles I’ve held or university degrees I earned or the size of a house or bank account. It’s really what I’ve learned from ordinary people like me whom I’ve met along the way. They taught me to live with gratitude and give thanks for each new day.
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29 Responses to A Miracle of Life

  1. thejuicenut says:

    Isn’t it astonishing how fragile these delicate flowers appear to be, yet so resilient in the face of torrential rain and gale force winds, scorching sun and shivering temperatures? Lovely photos 😊

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  2. pvcann says:

    tenacious yet delicate, definitely beautiful, love this.

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  3. phppi says:

    Sweet photographs

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  4. Nature is resilient.

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  5. Beautiful natural paradox, as life often is. Lovely.

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  6. Joan says:

    Stunning photographs and a lovely testament to the fierce tenderness that is life…

    Liked by 1 person

  7. balroop2013 says:

    Such miracles abound around us only if we are sensitive enough to notice them. Your words are in complete consonance with the pictures. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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  8. Lovely photos. Columbines are some of my favorite flowers. 🙂 ❤

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  9. hsampson says:

    Just Beautiful Carol. Thank you!!!

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  10. that last picture is so entrancing and ephemeral – flowers are amazing creatures, aren’t they!

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  11. Science time says:

    Nice post! I’m making posts about scientific explanations behinde everyday appearance, so if you have time and will please go and check it out! If you like it please follow me, I follow you.
    Thank you! 😀


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