October 28, 2009

Fall Foliage

This past weekend, before the fall colors disappeared, Jimmy took a picture of me with my boys. I'd just returned from a speaking event where I introduced myself by showing pictures of the family. I told Ecclesiastes and Cocoa Bean they were a hit and it made their day. They were ready for another photo shoot.
We went to a nearby lake that has the most breathtaking trees this time of year. While taking pictures, three other people stopped with their cameras to capture the beauty as well. I couldn't help but notice that each admirer was in their 60's or 70's prompting me to think how many years they must have already seen fall's beautiful display (unless of course they were new to Kansas City...which makes me wonder why so "seasoned" folks are moving to Missouri...but that's another story.)

No matter our age it's clear the beauty and majesty of God's creation never grows old. It is in fact a spectacular gift designed to bless our socks off and oh how it does each new season. I know we certainly enjoy His wondrous display of vibrant colors and as a result can't help but give Him all the glory, honor, and praise for the great work He has done.

"The heavens declare the glory of God;

the skies proclaim the work of his hands.

Day after day they pour forth speech;

night after night they display knowledge."

Psalm 19:1-2


Barbara said...

That's a lovely picture...and how your dogs have grown!!!! I think fall is my favorite time of the year!!


Tammy said...

Love this picture!

Cheryl Barker said...

Wonderful photo! I love the way Cocoa Bean is tilting his head :) (Hope I've got the right dog's name with the right dog!)

katiegfromtennessee said...

Hey Mrs. Nancy, this is a fun post:) I am going to post my fall leaf pictures on my blog soon too:) I couldn't post them today...my favs are the golden leaves with the dark tree trunks, then I really like the reds:)



Anonymous said...

Beautiful picture of the 3 of you!