Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Consider The Lily

Daylily (Click picture for larger view) Posted by Picasa
"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these." ~ Matthew 6: 28-29
The daylilies were planted with the wildflower seed and for a while they were overwhelmed by them, living in the shadows. Now they have finally bloomed; blossoms of apricot dipped in rich tangerine and long thin stamen coated with the tenacious pollen dust. In preparing for this shot, I came too close, brushed up against the anthers and came away with shirt and skin stained yellow; a small price to pay for such beauty outside my window.

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