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Gratitude Friday...rainbows

I am grateful for rainbows...

This morning, in particular, I am incredibly grateful for the rainbow that arched across the sky above my backyard. The graceful curve and brilliant colours brightened my cloudy heart.


I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.
~ Genesis 9:13 (NIV)
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Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
~ Rita Mae Brown
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Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
~ Lord Byron
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What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.
~ Morris Dees
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Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.
~ Navajo song


As always, each Friday I invite you to click over to Diana Strinati Baur's blog and check out the other Gratitude Friday Club blogs...

Comments (9)

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Anne, rainbows are something that I am also very grateful for. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful photo collection and for posting these beautiful quotes.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Love your rainbow photos. I also love rainbows :) I am very lucky to see them often in Hawaii (many times even double rainbows).

Anne:

thanks Kathy, the photos aren't as good as I hoped because a certain young M had my new camera stashed away in her room, so all I could get my hands on was a really old one. My new one has a landscape setting that likely would have captured the full arc in one photo. But still, the colours shine through in any case!

girasoli, aren't double rainbows glorious?! We get a few of those here, but not often. How lucky that you get so many rainbows in Hawaii!

nancyhol:

Great rainbow photos, even if you had to take them with your old camera!

Thanks for sharing.

Anne:

Thanks Nancy, it was my REALLY old camera too (not the one I dropped in the bucket of water in Nfld, but the one before that...the one I dropped in the street in Florence...oops!)

sandrac:

Beautiful photos, Anne! I've seen a lot of rain lately, but not enough rainbows. Thanks!

Anne:

My pleasure Sandra :) I've now recovered my good camera from underneath the mess of M's room, so when the next rainbow comes along, I'm hoping to get a panoramic shot of the full arc!

Anne,
Great shots, I love rainbows too. One of things I miss about living on Maui, rainbows were always in doubles.

Anne:

Candi, that would be awesome to always have double rainbows! We don't get many, but oh they are gorgeous!

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