Monday, May 4, 2015

After the Rain

Then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, 
and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. ~Leviticus 26:4

Welcome to another week, friends!
It was a beautiful weekend after a couple of lovely days of gentle rain.
I ran out between showers on Friday to capture some droplet photos.
There is just something about those raindrops...

...and here they are clinging to the Red Tip blossoms.

It's as though everything is covered in shimmering jewels.

~William Henry Davies

I hear leaves drinking rain;
I hear rich leaves on top
Giving the poor beneath
Drop after drop;
'Tis a sweet noise to hear

These green leaves drinking near.

And when the Sun comes out,
After this Rain shall stop,
A wondrous Light will fill
Each dark, round drop;
I hope the Sun shines bright;
'Twill be a lovely sight.

May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth! ~Psalm 72:6

~author unknown

Whatever your cross, whatever your pain,
There will always be sunshine, after the rain ....
Perhaps you may stumble, perhaps even fall,
But God's always ready, to answer your call.

He knows every heartache, sees every tear, 
A word from His lips, can calm every fear....
Your sorrows may linger, throughout the night,
But suddenly vanish, dawn's' early light.

The Savior is waiting, somewhere above,
To give you His grace, and send you His love ..
Whatever your cross, whatever your pain,
God always sends rainbows...after the rain.

I only wish I had a photo of a rainbow.
The purple flower will have to do for now.
Have a good week!

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  1. Oh you are good with your camera my friend! The photos are amazing and the whole post is a thing of beauty to read and see.

  2. I loved that poem - and of course, you do know how I feel about your photos, don't you?! :-)

    Such a joy to come and visit you. I always leave with a smile on my face. One request, could you send some of that rain to my parched little state of California???


  3. Your whole garden is shimmering Debby and I'm impressed that you were able to capture an image in one of the raindrops. I've been wanting to achieve this myself for ages....
    Gorgeous mosaics! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday.

  4. Hi Debby, Such extraordinary photos and words. Your post is a blessing to me this evening.

  5. Oh my goodness...what a lovely post. I love the rain and feel the same way about those tiny glistening drops on the flowers and trees! Your photos are absolutely gorgeous. The scripture and poems could not have been more perfect. Have a blessed and lovely week!

  6. Gorgeous pictures and beautiful words to go with them. I love the look of raindrops on leaves and flowers.

  7. How incredibly beautiful! I can see, almost feel those drops on the exquisite blooms and buds.

  8. Visitig from Mosaic Monday and boy am I am glad. Your mosaic is fabulous. I love photoraphing afte a rain and keep trying to that pefect drop clinging to the bottom of the petal, hoping to find a cool reflection in the droplet. Beautiful photos and wonderful verse to go along.

  9. fabulously stunning images girlfriend.

    Love the poem too.

  10. Oh my heavens, your flowers are stunning! That peach rose and your purples are truly gorgeous! Fabulous mosaic!

  11. Wonderful photos, Debby. And I loved the verses--all of them.

  12. Oh My Goodness! Gorgeous photos! Thank you so much for coming by and saying Hi. I'm your newest follower. :)
    Have a great week!

  13. Beautiful poem and images.

  14. really, really amazing work!

  15. Dearest your beautiful post uplifted me today! Truly, these gorgeous flower pictures - oh! How talented you are! - and the words of hope and encouragement brought joy to my heart!
    Blessings and much love in Christ!

  16. A magical post. So many photos with precious jewels from nature resting on beautiful plants.

  17. Debby, the photos and the words are beautiful.


  18. Your photos are really beautiful, Debby. Love the scripture promise, too. (KJV is my favorite version. It's written so beautifully.) Have a wonderful day!

  19. Such a beautiful post with some truly enchanting photos.

  20. Gorgeous photos Debby! Thank you for sharing the joy of raindrops.

  21. those are just beautiful, debby!

  22. Hi Debby! Those raindrops are so clear, just stunning! What little jewels just waiting to be found by a photographer like you to appreciate them. How often do I just tramp through the wet grass worrying about my shoes? You show here the glory in the small things...

  23. Oh my gosh Debby, these are absolutely stunning!!! I love the raindrops, especially those with reflections. They are amazing!

  24. A wonderful post Debby both for the eye and the soul!

  25. Such pretty pictures you have captured of time after rain, how wonderful!

  26. Wow, gorgeous captures of the droplets.. Lovely images, Debby! Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

  27. My, what a lovely post and simple gorgeous pics.. Love this time of year. xo

  28. My, what a lovely post and simple gorgeous pics.. Love this time of year. xo

  29. Thank you for visiting me Debby because that means I have found my way to your lovely blog! Oh my, your photos are stunning and the reflections are truly inspirational. This post is a delight to the eyes! 'Tis a joy to 'meet' you!

  30. Debby, the photos are simply exquisite! Thank you for them. It rained here last night and is thinking about it again today. Good for the peas! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

  31. Wonderful photos, Debby! Breathtakingly beautiful!
    Have a blessed day!

  32. So... you make the most beautiful photo collages EVER! Wow Debby, the bright blossoms and pretty raindrops make for exquisite photos. I think I will just leave my laptop on and open with your blog up so I can look at it throughout the day :) Thanks for sharing your beauty with Roses of Inspiration. Hugs to you!

  33. The red tip flowers are so gorgeous and that is one of the prettiest mosaics! Love the lavender flower, too! And don't worry....I can't REALLY throw my flip flops away. haha! I have to wear them at the beach. I'm trying to be funny. lol Thanks for your sweet comments my friend. Hugs, Diane

  34. Your photos are always so amazing. I love raindrop images.

    That poem spoke to my heart.

  35. Your pictures always inspire me. So beautiful. I love photography and wish I had more time to immerse myself in it. Sigh.

  36. Amazing how the dews were captured. So refreshing to look at. Rain even its gone is so calming. Love the words here too. :)

  37. Beautiful collages! You captured those raindrops so well and you did not waste them either! That was also a beautiful poem. God is good and He can never fail.

  38. What a beautiful, inspiring post! Found you at Roses of Inspiration and I am so glad I did.....following you. Lovely photographs!!

  39. Absolutely stunning photos!
    Wishing you a most blessed and Happy Mother's Day1

  40. These photos are so lovely and refreshing. Thank you for sharing them, and for taking them. (I know photography at times is work, even when we enjoy it immensely.) :-)
    "There shall be showers of blessing sent from the Father above..."


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