First Light &Simple Blessings

Hello Friends! Tonight’s feature image is titled “First Light 41620a” and is available for purchase by the instructions at the bottom of the article.

I stepped out beneath the mountain earlier than has become normal in the past few weeks. Somewhere in the forest the laughing call of a woodpecker echoes across the hills. I have struggled to actually spot some of the bird species on my property but the morning chorus is in full concert. As my avian friends greet the morning light I noticed that my azalea has opened. The new white flowers seem to be waiting for the sun to fully spill over the ridge. Even now they eagerly catch the slightest trickle of light and convert it to a sweet aroma.

Image Titled “First Light 41620b”.

There must be some kind of magic infused into the first light. It makes the the birds sing and flowers open. The air is full of insects and the whole world is in contentment. It’s a perfect day to not just count my blessings but to embrace and enjoy them. Oftentimes we “count our blessings” like an old mother hen taking a head count to see if anyone is missing. But what good are blessings tucked away in box gathering dust? We need to realize that the simple blessings of this world are just as miraculous as anything described in the bible. Take a few minutes to enjoy them every day. I have said of foraging that God loves us so much that he’s given his providence in such a way that what is most important is found in the greatest abundance. Why should we think that mundane occurrence of singing birds and opening flowers is any less important than the miracle we ask for when a loved one is sick? So take a little time to breath the fresh air and have some quiet time. It’s like vitamins for the spirit.

Hey Friends! Just a quick reminder that graduation will be here before you know it. Lloyds Lens Photography is available for portraits!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

To book me simply reach out using the Contact Page and we’ll set a date. If you’re within a 50 mile radius of Summersville West Virginia all travel fees are waived.

Hello Friends and thank you for your support of my page. If you have enjoyed the photos or the writings please let me know by commenting and sharing my work on your social media. I also want to invite you to Follow Lloyds Lens Photography on Facebook

If you would like to Follow me on Facebook the web address is

https://www.facebook.com/aviewfromthelens/

If you’re enjoying my blog and don’t want to miss a post then you can sign up for email alerts on my website.

https://lloydslensphotographyllc.com/

Did you know that I also do portraits by appointment? If you’re interested in a portrait session either message me on Facebook or Use the Contact form. The YouTube link below takes you one of my slideshows.

https://youtu.be/FDcrY6w8oY8

Have you checked out the Zazzle Store?

I’m now using Zazzle to fulfil orders. What this means for you is a secure way to place an order, discount codes & a broader product selection! Simplymessage me on Facebookoruse the contact form on my websiteand tell me which image you want and I’ll reply with a direct link to where you can place the order.

Clicking on the photo takes you tohttps://www.zazzle.com/lloydslensphotos?rf=238248269630914251

Lastly, all of the photos and writings are my original work unless otherwise specified and are not to be copied or reproduced without expressed written permission from the photographer.

Thank you again for your support of my page!❤

4 thoughts on “First Light &Simple Blessings

  1. Lloyd, your first photo of the azalea is amazing with the light. It sounds like your Spring is here with all the birds, flowers and herbs. In Alaska, it is still freezing at night but some of the snow is melting. We have huge mud puddles from huge piles of snow. The migrating birds are on their way. Enjoy!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. “We need to realize that the simple blessings of this world are just as miraculous as anything described in the bible. Take a few minutes to enjoy them every day.” Indeed, Lloyd. Our hearts needs to enjoy, every small blessings God gives us!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s