Thursday, May 26, 2011

Beauty and Suffering.

So many flowers in bloom and the sun is shining in Carlsbad.  The Coral Tree is everywhere in bloom right now. It is also known as the Flame Tree.

These three shots were taken just after a rain shower last week and the raindrops looked like diamonds.
Thought you might like to see this unusual tree.  The jacarandas are blooming too, but mine is not.  It is either late this year, (too cool a spring) or perhaps it will burst forth soon.  Doesn't look to have too many buds on it.  The plumeria is thriving.  Blooms for this come later in the year. 
Blessed be the Lord for the beautiful world we live in.
Prayer for all who suffered in the tornadoes.
So much beauty in the midst of so much suffering. One day it will only be beauty that surrounds us.


Jane and Chris said...

May the peace of the Lord comfort those who are suffering.Amen.
Jane x

MorningAJ said...

Gorgeous photos.

Although the UK gets tornadoes they are usually very small. They cause almost no damage (there was one in Birmingham a few years ago that took off a few roofs) and nothing like the devastation that happens in the US. My heart goes out to those people.

Amanda said...

Beautiful & unusual flowers

Paula RC said...

Wow what amazing photos. They look like they're covered in diamonds. It's really nice to meet you, Chris.

I had a quick peek at your Art blog. What a wonderful skill you have there.