Perspective


Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume. - Jean de Boufflers

Today's 5 Minute Friday prompt is:  Perspective.

My perspective right now is looking backwards on the moment I captured this image. 

This was taken two weeks ago tomorrow.

I was on a ferry boat in the middle of the San Juan Islands. 

I was alone on the deck. 

The wind was blowing.

The sun was sending it's final rays lending a bit of warmth.

The scent of the salty sea air had me breathing deep. 

The colors of the sky began to glow.

I turned from staring blissfully at the sea and caught the reflecting sunset in the ferry window.

I remember thinking how blessed I was:

-  to have been part of such a wonderful day.

-  that I was in the middle of the San Juan Islands where peace continuously flowed.

-  that the laughter, fun, deliciousness, joy, and love from attending a family wedding still surrounded me like a giant hug.

- that goosebumps of happiness continue to cascade over my skin as I scroll through these images I collected on my screen.

Wishing you a beautiful weekend!

PS:  Linking up with The Gypsy Mama, even though I didn't follow the rules today.  I got caught daydreaming out my window remembering and cherishing the moments in my heart.

13 comments

  1. i often wonder if moments like that are more special since you were all alone, with just your heart and your thoughts......

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  2. HI,
    Linking from Gypsy Mama. I love your picture - in words. That is your perspective of the day. Wonderful.
    Blessings,
    Jan
    can't link from jancoxabetterway.wordpress.com so have to use Google

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  3. It is so wonderful to be able to relive pleasant memories through the pictures.

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  4. Giant hugs after a lovely occasion are the best. I just love that line. and thank you for sharing a joyous moment in a day.
    http://leahjlynn.wordpress.com/ is where my story for min prompt is at.

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  5. Too wonderful! I was afraid you were going to say that you woke up and it was all a dream. I'm glad it wasn't.

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  6. Thanks for putting us right there with you. I could feel the peace and needed it right now! Gorgeous photo!

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  7. I like this post, Stacey! Isn't it wonderful to have a moment like that!

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  8. Excelente fotografia....
    Cumprimentos

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  9. wonderful moments and it proves my favorite quote, photos are the pilot light of memories.

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  10. It sounds like you had a lot of special moments to be thankful for. Beautiful.
    xo Catherine

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  11. How beautifully you describe this Stacey Dawn!
    I feel as if I am right there.
    Beautifully done, and so glad you had this wonderful experience!
    xo.

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  12. Beautiful picture and beautiful memories.

    Thank you for sharing!

    In Christ...Susan

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  13. That's a beauty of a shot, SD. And enhanced by your lovely thoughts. Thanks for sharing them.

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