Branches were bare

“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. IMG_5307But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.”
― Ernest HemingwayA Moveable FeastIMG_5308

About Jayne in Georgia

Wife, mother, and owner of pets much loved. Gardener of three decades, amateur photographer, ardent about art, antiques and books.
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5 Responses to Branches were bare

  1. Pauline says:

    Lovely words and photos, spring isn’t far away, soon the snowdrops will be out and the gardening will start again once more!


  2. jody says:

    Time heals, or so it’s said. I’m so sorry for your loss – I can feel your sadness from here.


  3. Anita Rivera says:

    Genius words. Sorrow has a way of writing the most eloquent phrases my friend. I thank you kindly for coming to visit my post; may peace reign in all of our minds and hearts…oh how I extend my heart to you! Anita


    • So nice to receive your comments, it means so much, especially from you, as there are hints in your blog that you have suffered loss and understand it at its root, but you also have found a path back to joy and love of beauty and life… Jayne

      Sent from my iPhone



  4. Sandy J. says:

    Beautiful photos posted. Yes, loss is hard but God always restores whats been taken. Enjoy this beautiful holiday season. Blessings!


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