Skywatch Friday: Ordinary Times Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - June 09, 2011 When I rise, Let me rise. Like a bird, Joyfully. And when I fall, Let me fall. Like a leaf, Gracefully, without regrets. (Thich Nhat Hanh) Skywatch Friday Skywatch Friday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments magiceye10:05 AMbrilliant!!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySueann10:22 AMYes! Falling gracefully would be wonderful!! Rather than a face plant!! Ouch!HugsSueAnnReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow10:30 AMThis is extraordinary.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKaren10:32 AMA dramatic photo, and a great choice of words.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyhttp://graceolsson.com/blog10:36 AMromantic view, Sandyhave a great weekendReplyDeleteRepliesReplySylvia K10:42 AMGorgeous skies and such wise words! I think I'd better put these where I can see them -- frequently! Hope you have a wonderful day, Sandy! Enjoy!SylviaReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd11:01 AMlove the poem...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown11:43 AMextraordinary and then some , Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTammie Lee12:11 PMquite sereneand the poem is so lovelyReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTammie Lee12:12 PMi called it a poem, but it is more like a prayer, so lovely either way.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarver2:37 PMLovely sky and poem.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:57 PMWhat a lovely quote to go with this great skyReplyDeleteRepliesReplynonizamboni4:25 PMYour photo is indeed full of grace. Thanks for the reminder.Enjoy your weekend, Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyA Lady's Life4:32 PMThis is very dramatic with the poem. Leaves one wondering.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMy name is Riet4:55 PMWhat a beautiful sky an I love the poemReplyDeleteRepliesReplyYogi♪♪♪5:07 PMPerfect words for the photo.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKim, USA5:14 PMWhat I can say this sky is shy ^_^SWFReplyDeleteRepliesReplyimac6:21 PMJust perfect Sandy.Hope to see you with your Thats Silly Header next week my friend.lol.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPat7:22 PMThis is stunning in its beautifulsimplicity. I love the thin streak of brilliant light between the shades of gray above and below. Wonderful shot!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyforgetmenot10:23 PMEerily beautiful--I love the quote-such a good thought put into such lovely words. Have a nice weekend, Sandy. Mickie :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplydianasfaria.com10:44 PMa beautiful peaceful sky & a nice quote I hope too remember when I'm 'falling'.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyIndrani11:41 PMYes, a graceful fall! That will be indeed a blessing!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCloudia1:08 AMhow lovely, Sandy. thanksAloha from Waikiki :)Comfort Spiral><}}(°> ><}}(°><°)}}><ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLaura6:35 AMcould not be a more perfect combination of image and words Sandy. May it be so.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDrillerAA098:13 AMA truly lovely image. Well done.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMyrna R.1:19 PMYes, I agree with all the comments. Thank you for enriching my day Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio1:55 PMWonderful and mysterious image with perfect words.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLagalog Ramos8:02 AMi love the grace and meaning of the poem, gives so much meaning to the image of the breaking dawnReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRegina 10:14 AMHow wonderful!Enjoy your weekend dear one.xoReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLloyd Irving Bradbury1:16 PMYour new style of blog and photos reflect a dramatic change in your life since we blogged. Maybe it is me but I liked the new englander better. You seemed more oopenthen.I am not a critic but a friend that misses you. Of cource your poems are alwas good Maybe it is because my sight is dimming But I have a repreave The V.A. will operate on my eyes to recover some sight. Then I wiil be a better observer. Maybe a better speller as well.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl7:07 PMI very much like the Thich Nhat Hanh quote. Maybe I should take a book off my bookshelf and read more of his wisdom tonight. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyReflections10:15 PMSo very gracious! Serene....ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMadeleine Begun Kane1:28 AMLovely poem -- makes a great companion to the photo. Mad KaneReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown12:12 PMif im not mistaken he's vietnamese. a really nice thought.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.