Monday, March 12, 2012

Morning has Broken



I'm sitting here absolutely bristling.
It's becoming more and more difficult to contain my enthusiasm of late.
Spring y'all.
The Earth is waking up - and I'm digging it.
I feel like a kid in a candy store!
The possibilities!
The plans!
The sheer joy of new birth and new hope.

It seems the older I get, the more I notice the subtle nuances of the season's change.
The slant of light through the blinds -
the smell of certain days -

Even though this morning is dreary - drizzly - in my heart it's the most glorious morning ever.

Enjoy one of my favorite songs and do a little deep breathing.
Count your blessings.

Mine is the sunlight -
Mine is the morning......
sigh.






18 comments:

  1. Thanks for a really nice post to start my drizzling morning.

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  2. Love that song too!!! :-) Have a Merry Monday Jayme... Hugs to you. EVEN IN IOWA we have some showers forecast...but hitting the 60's this week!!! WOOT! *(course I'm not thinking Spring is here...yet..She's just knocking on the door is my best way of looking at it! ) xoxoxo :-)

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  3. OH PS...I agree with Aaron...Helene needs to visit soon. :-p

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  4. We had a wonderful Spring weekend here in CO for a change! How excited was I to see my hyacinths and tulips peeking up?? Enough to go get Mr. B to come lookee! Come see!! I love Spring!! It's my favorite :)

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  5. Aw, Cat Stephens. I used to play all his music when I was a kid. Bought the piano music for every album he made back in the day. This was a favorite. I didn't find out until I was an adult that this song was actually an old English hymn.

    If I still had a piano, I would SO be playing right now!

    : )

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  6. I have always loved that song..and I feel the same way, Jayme. What a blessing to be alive and able to enjoy God's beauty that He has shared. xo Diana

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  7. ahhhh, love Cat Stevens and that song...and YES, I am with you on the coming of spring!

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  8. Have always loved that song and it fits this day and this season! We are having a glorious sunny day here on Granny Mountain! Those zinnias just made my morning!

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  9. marytylermotorheadMarch 12, 2012 at 5:29 PM

    I always dug that song. Was really ticked off when he dropped off the face of the map & later learned he found a new religion.....

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  10. I know what you mean about bristling! I've got so many springtime ideas and plans flitting through my brain that I need to just get started on them! Because they won't stop coming... they just keep piling up, sheesh, what's a spring-lover girl to do?!

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  11. Ahhhh...Cat Stevens...one of my very favorite. I feel 20 something again!! Nothing like spring and morning!

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  12. Cat Stevens awww we are soul mates!! I love this song!

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  13. I"m feeling it too, Jayme!....

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  14. It is getting exciting isn't it?! Are you hens acting funny lately? Mine have been extra affectionate...if they can be called that. Easily caught to pet and more docile. I think love is the air more them :) But alas, no love to be found in our hen house! Except mine :)

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  15. Such a wonderful reminder, Jayme.
    We should breathe it all in and drink up each day.
    I want to wring out each moment and leave the day
    used up at nightfall.

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  16. Hey, maybe I just figured out how to leave a comment! Robbins are throbbin... See the crocus work its hoco pocus! Open your heart to SPRING!

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  17. Love that song. Love SPRING. Am counting my blessings and one of 'em is your cheerful blog!
    xo
    Leslie
    ps - stop in and enter to win a copy of the fun Chicken Encyclopedia by Gail Damerow!

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