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Pond Blessing

Today I have a little more 
hop in my hop!
a little more spring in my step,
 I can actually move around better in my cast.
I even managed some light chores stood on one leg!
What is giving me added Joy is the prospect 
of the sun's return, for this year we
will be witnessing brand new life forming!
Our pond's first season of growth 
and with the sun's help
we're hoping for an abundance of
wildlife to find it's way here.
The National Trust will be planting 
wild flower and grasses,
we hope some winged creatures will take
a fancy to our pond too,
maybe even a swan!
We are planning a little initiation ceremony
for the spring equinox, kind of a blessing on the pond.
A few candles set afloat on the water
that sort of thing, if anyone has any 
more suggestions to make 
this special I would be
over-Joyed 
to hear from you.

Sending over to the
Joy gatherer
Meri's Musings

Comments

rebecca said…
you are stirring my primal heart in deep delight. a pond, the promise of spring. the song of frogs, the chance for swans. the sheer beauty of living a life reflecting the exquisite beauty of the day and night sky. i am not sure there could be a more loved and revered heart center for the natural world then a pond.

i wait with wonder and sweet expectation as do swans, frogs, tiny silver fish, tall regal cranes and an occasional family of foxes.

xoxoxoxoxo
somepinkflowers said…
just
checking in
on your mobility...




{{ float flower*petals
on your pond
during the spring equinox
to bring
Abundance of Life;
i float them down our creek
in times of approaching drought,
one
never
knows... }}
Stephanie said…
A pond's birthing ceremony...I cannot think of anything more wonderful!!!

happy that you are a bit more mobile...looking forward to more!!
x..x
Meri said…
I'm thrilled to hear you're getting around a bit better. Even more thrilled to hear the pond progress and see the image of the swan family. The pond behind my house has no swans, but it provides me with no end of delight being able to watch the finches and redwing blackbirds in spring, the mallards with their babies in spring and summer, the eagle fishing or getting chased by crows year-round.
Miss Robyn said…
oh I remember my pond at Inglewood! I jumped for jOY when i first discovered dragonflie larvae.. and frogs.. oh i loved my pond!!

good to hear that you are on the mend and able to move around a little more xo
R1 said…
so beautiful...i love all the photos, but the duck's pose with the reflection is an amazing capture!
Carola Bartz said…
I can see lit floating candles and also flowers floating on the water. Oh how beautiful!

I absolutely love the photos in this post, they are stunning and so atmospheric.
Irene Rafael said…
A pond blessing--a wonderous and rich event welcoming both the pond and the coming spring. Your photos couldn't be more beautiful.
smiles, Sharon said…
Oh, yes floating candles....in Hawaii tiny paper boats are sent out to sea with flaming candles. It is a sight to behold. Yours will be as beautiful. Your photographs are exquisite, they transport me to a beautiful place on this earth. Thank you.
sperlygirl said…
how beautiful...i love the blessing idea. maybe a flying wish paper for your ceremony (flyingwishpaper.com) i think the idea of them is lovely. how fantastic would that be to see such a collection of wildlife...

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