Sunday, 19 July 2009

sacred life sunday

Burning Incense
image courtesy of ying ho cheng on flickr

today was a beautiful, clear winter's day!

so brad, aaron, cody and i went for a drive out to forest lake where we had a wonderfully relaxing time. the glistening of the sunlight on the water, the various bird calls, the gentle breezes rustling through the trees....a perfect setting!

click on any image to enlarge

more photos of the lake tomorrow when i post for monday's photo-a-week

today, i am grateful for -

  • the beautiful clear day

  • the company of my kids and my dog

  • mother nature

  • my car - tilly

  • my digital camera

  • my blog friends

  • nourishing food

  • a warm bed

love, light and peace


  1. Hi Mum,

    I just thought I'd comment and say I love your blog post today! I really enjoyed looking at the photos of us at Forest Lake and I can't wait to see more of them!

    Secondly, I love the 3 column view you have done on your blog as well as the background colour! It really does look nice! I really enjoyed the walk today, I am actually grateful when I think of what good it does! I'm grateful I went with you and Aaron. It was a most enjoyable time!

    Love Brad!

  2. A beautiful and loving post Serena.

  3. What a wonderful day... I love the crisp winter air! You list many good things to be grateful list could be the same (except I don't have a name for my

  4. really like the change in the background colour :)

    your car's name is tilly? any reason why? :)

  5. Great photos! Looks like you guys had a great time :)

    Love your new blog look!

  6. thanks, was a lovely time we had at the lake. :)

    thanks, tabitha ~ :)

    thanks, caroline ~ :)

    thanks, jennifer. :) i've always named my cars, among other things, and tilly was just a name i liked. :)

    thanks, shell ~ :)

  7. AWE...I am grateful for you too, Serena!!! Your trip out to the lake looked wonderful! It is so nice to see a family hanging out together and loving each other!!!

  8. Hi
    Just found your blog through Janet (The Lavender Loft) and I love it! I became a follower and I am going to add you to my blog list. I look forward to getting to know you better!
    P.S. My car's name is Grazelda.

  9. I love your art on the left column, especially the baby chick. It made me smile, which made it even more special to visit your site.

    Thank you.

  10. Hi Serena,

    Looks like you all had a beautiful day together! That's what life is all about! Your little dog is so cute!


  11. Beautiful family time like this are always the best....Love the burning/flame image herea lot...gorgeous golor...:)

  12. Wow, I love that photo you posted of the matches, just beautiful. And, I always enjoy seeing you out with your kids, great stuff.

  13. Love that you name your cars, too. What a wonderful day! :)

  14. A grateful heart makes a very rich life.

    *Serena, I had to look twice at Aaron. My! He's grown a lot! I think he and Christer has the same body built: long and lean. And, Christer is now almost as tall as me (well, I'm not so tall to begin with). Time flies so fast, doesn't it? :)


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