There is Beauty in the Fallen

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The young and vibrant are praised just because–

all that color and life, a grace.

But even in the light grip of the wounded and aged–the letting go–

there is a glory.

There is beauty in the fallen and glory in the shadows.

Loss is not loss, just change; and

all is grace.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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31 Responses to There is Beauty in the Fallen

  1. SR says:

    Beautiful and thanks for doing it! God Bless, SR

  2. These are beautiful photos!

  3. pattisj says:

    Makes a lovely carpet.

  4. nutsfortreasure says:

    Amen.

  5. Love it! Thank you for the reminder.

  6. dorannrule says:

    A beautiful carpet of the fallen! Lovely photos Lilly. 🙂

  7. jeglatter says:

    This post took my breath away. Just gorgeous. A tree had let go of her flowers and there were purple petals lying on the pavement. I wondered what the poem was. You nailed it. 🙂 It is ALL grace. Wondering what grief really is lately. Is it something we need to work through or is it just liquid grace allowing us to move foward as better more compassisonate people. -Jennifer

  8. A beautiful reminder through stunning words and photos!

  9. jmgoyder says:

    Camellias – I love them!

  10. poppyjocat says:

    totally agree, I have a friend who takes the most stunning photos of ‘junk and decay’ one picture of a rusty old bike covered in honeysuckle is stunning!

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