Have you seen them, these creatures gorgeous and gaudy, lighter than air. You must stop, stay still, to see them these other worldly creatures, called butterflies.
This post started because I photographed a beautiful butterfly. I have had maybe 20 attempts to upload my photo. No way it will not happen today so here is photo from Pixabay.com- with Thanks
Lighter than air floating on a breeze.
And yes I persevered one more time and here is my photo.
“We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.”
― LeeAnn Taylor
And yet some days we forget our beauty , otherworldly ness. We become stifled with self and all the little wounds and tears to our personality seem to loom large. I’m not good enough_ seems to fill our mind. We become heavy, Earth bound and dismal,feeling unworthy and unwanted. Overwhelmed. We question self worth and our deserving is questioned. Time to take stock. sit still and breath remember only when you are perfectly still will the ethereal beautiful butterfly land on us.
And when you think you are too small and don’t matter think of the other winged wonder who now is making news headlines the mosquito. ”
Asian Tiger Mosquito I included it as it is beautifully marked.
“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”
― John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne.
“If you think you are too small to make a difference.
try spending a night with a mosquito. ” African Proverb