Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Hopeful Bench


I took this photo over the weekend while I was in the passenger seat, as hubby and I were out and about doing our Saturday errands. As I've mentioned before, I love trees...whether they have leaves of green or various colors or even when the leaves have fallen off or been blown away by the wind. Every since I was a little girl, they've always given me comfort. I'm not ashamed to say that when I was a little girl, I even talked to them. They listened to me. I know it may sound crazy, but I don't care...those talks got me through a lot as a kid. It was sort of like having an early diary and the trees were taking dictation  :)

These are trying times in our world, but I know that we will get through them. We always do somehow. So when I saw these beautiful trees on that steely grey Saturday morning, I had this thought and these are the words that I shared with this picture on Instagram.

"The leaves are gone for now, but the beauty still remains." 
- Me

The world is still a beautiful place despite the crap that happens daily. I'm not naive by any stretch of the imagination, but I always try to be hopeful with a side order of skepticism. So that's where you'll find me...over here on the hopeful bench ;-)

Have a wonderful day wherever you are!

2 comments:

Valerie Rose said...

Hi Dori.
Just thought I'd come and sit beside you on 'The Hopeful Bench'. It seems to me, as I get older, that hope, love, friendship and understanding are the things that really make a difference in the world, so keep sharing hunni. Big hugs to you. Val Xxx

Dori P said...

Val,
Thanks for sitting here with me :) It's so true...in the end hope, love, and friendship are some of the main things that matter.