Saturday, January 2, 2021

JANUARY - New Year in the Winter Woods



  This long-awaited new year - 2021 - dawns, infused with our most timid hopes and wildest  dreams.



Three hundred sixty five days, 
8,760 possibility-infused hours.


           Christmas Wreath Lichen






























Turkey Tail Fungus
















A hugging tree

  We all offer up our heartfelt hope that we can travel, embrace loved ones, see strangers’ faces, expect health and security, kindness and civility.



Ice forms on a pond



In January

Let your fields lie fallow, for seeds must rest before life returns.  

Pause your busyness to 
                     Dream. Imagine. Plan.

Rest and refill your cup.



12 comments:

  1. "Timid hopes and wildest dreams" - very nicely phrased, Cynthia. All the very best for 2021.

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  2. Love your poem! Happy New Year to you. Here's to another year of blog-friendship!

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  3. Beautiful. Every blessing for the new year.

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  4. THe photos to herald a new beginning are beautiful. I love the giant tree and small you in the last photo. Happy 2021!

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  5. Happy Happy New Year! Yes I need a rest!! and maybe a cup of hot chocolate!

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  6. Such color in nature even in the middle of January. Welcome 2021! Please don’t disappoint. The world is watching to see what you do!

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  7. What a lovely little post. Thank you.

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  8. I hope your whishes come true, all the best from the Netherlands for both of you.

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  9. Dear Cynthia, thank you . . . and thank you for your Christmas posting. I so need to reach out and try to understand the majority of President Trump's followers--not the White Nationalists and Qanon and anarchists--but those who simply have been caught up in the web of his lies. I need to truly see them in Oneness. And you reminded me of that with your Christmas posting. Thank you again. Peace.

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  10. What a nice post! I wish you a very happy 2021, and delighted to meet your blog, I saw your blog and I thought you would like us to follow each other. Follow me and I will follow you as soon as possible. Let me know what you think. I would love to hear from you! :) 💜💜💜

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  11. Nice collection of photos Cynthia.
    Interesting fungus and one can see why it's called Turkey..

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