Noble Tasks

I long to accomplish a great and noble task

But it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks

As if they were great and noble

Helen Keller

A Simple Breakfast 

Exploring a Tree

Delighting when mummy slid down the slide!

 Playing at the Park

Finding a White Rabbit

Discovering a Spring Caterpillar

Making a new Home

Smelling the Stunning Blue Flowers

These pictures capture simple, small everyday life but when cherished and aloud to be explored they will blossom into new discoveries....

What small discoveries have you made today?


Ana said...

I have discoverd a kind gesture on an email...a sweet friendship in the making...Thank you! Have a wonderful day.

Hugs and Kisses,

Jill said...

Beautiful pictures! The blue in that flower is amazing!

Love the quote by Hellen Keller. The joy of my children everyday is what I treasure. :-)

Have a lovely day!


Ruby said...

Helen Keller's quote is great and so true. We must be found faithful in the small things.
Have a great day.

jules said...

hi foxglove, i won a candle! i couldn't get your email to work... so here is mine. send me your email and i'll send you my mailing address. thanks so much! i'd love the berry- scented. jules tsmcfarland@hotmail.com

The Unknowngnome said...

I so enjoy your questions and the pics you post. Yes, here one can cherish and reflect and blossom.

Today I discovered the poems tag in your index!

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

That is a greatest quote, sweet friend. Your sweetpeas are adorable! Oh I just love watching little ones play!
The day has just started in my part of the world, I will pay extra attention to the little things today. xxxx

Amanda said...

I love the Helen Keller quote also... and all the beautiful pictures.

I loved the look on Princess Sofia's face, as you slid down the slide! The thought of you doing that made me smile! How lovely for you both to enjoy the simple pleasures in life...

I loved this post...

Shop-FMSeymour said...

This is a lovely post. I love the photos :-) Sofia is sooo gorgeous!!
I am rediscovering the benefits of a bowen (like remedial massage) session I had on Monday. I should have done this sooner :-) I am looking forward to my next session!!
Have a fantastic week!!

Foxglove Spires said...

Thank you all my lovely friends for your beautiful comments which have brought a smile to my face and warmed my heart. I loved reading all the wonderful things you have discovered today.

Have a lovely evening. xx

Becky said...

Thank you for putting up that quote by Helen Keller. It's been awhile since I've read it. It's really worth remembering on a daily basis.

Paula said...

So delightful!

Jacqui said...

What a sweet post - great photographs of your day. I enjoyed walking around the garden looking at all the colours, and discovering how great autumn leaves look when they are colour copied!

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