Let the Beauty Around You Defeat the Ugliness

My black lab, Mia, and I were out for an early walk this morning during a moderate rain shower. The rain of the past week has greened things up nicely here in New England. I always take my phone on our walks because you never know what you might catch.

One of my weird photo addictions is taking close up photos of objects with fresh rain drops glistening on them. This morning provided the perfect opportunity for indulging.

It’s a good reminder, as much ugliness, chaos, and negativity as there is in the world, that beauty and miracles are right here, right now, and all around us.

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Raindrops on grass close up.
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Trees reflected in a puddle.
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Raindrops and spring buds.
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pink flowers with raindrops