CEE’S FUN PHOTO CHALLENGE: The Color Green

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Green is one of my most favorite colors.  I love looking at greens because they are so refreshing, and they have a way of clearing my mind from stresses and toxicities.  Green is the combination blue and yellow hues, the color of peace and joy respectively.  What a good combination to form this color that is so easy on the eye.  I love especially the shades of apple green, moss green and avocado green.

The picture here is a green vase / vessel / jar, displayed on a dividing wall in a fish restaurant in Athens, Greece – Psarades, meaning “fishermen”.

In the Bible, the Gospel of Mark describes that Jesus made the people sit on the green grass as he preached to them and later on, as he fed the same multitude with the loaves that miraculously multiplied.  That little detail of the mention of the color green adds so much to what was going on in this Gospel story, but I will let you just reflect on that…

This is my entry to Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge: The Color Green.

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DAILYPOST PHOTO CHALLENGE: REFRACTION: Fall at the Arboretum

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God blessed this part of the world with the beat of the Fall Season.  It is my annual ritual to go fall watching, and this year is not an exception.  This photo however is from a couple of years ago, at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL.  These days, I am like a child looking around to a new universe of wonder and beauty.  I am mesmerized at every color I see on the leaves, and I get frantic with my trigger-happiness.  Thank you to the one who holds this universe together and puts the splendor and majesty on the earth.  This is my entry to the Dailypost Photo Challenge: Refraction.  Refraction, in physics, the change in direction of a wave passing from one medium to another caused by its change in speed.  In this case, the water as a medium refracts the images of the trees and changes their form reflected on it.  Something like that.  🙂  Thanks.

DAILYPOST PHOTO CHALLENGE: DREAMY: Sunset at Tamurong Beach

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I used to walk this beach every day from school when I was a teenager.  This is where God heard me whispering my dreams and hopes, my joys and wonderings.  There days, the beach of tambouring has a permanent place in my dreams, reveries and somber nostalgias.  I am grateful for this place, and I dream of days to be able to visit it more often than I do now.

This my entry to the Dailypost Photo Challenge: Dreamy.  Thanks!

CEE’S PHOTO CHALLENGE: Vibrant Colors: Turkish Carpets

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Visiting Turkey, one of the most spectacular things to see is the carpet industry.  These people know what they are doing not only when it comes to production of high quality and beautiful carpets, they also know how to sell them.  They spread carpet after carpet with beautiful themes and designs, of various colors and textures, some even change colors depending on where you look at the carpets.  It amazed me how God has truly endowed the human being with amazing gifts of creativity.

This is my entry to Cee’s Photo Challenge: Vibrant Colors.

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