Butterflies are nature’s angels.
They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.
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Butterflies can’t see their wings.
They can’t see how truly beautiful they are,
but everyone else can.
People are like that as well.
How does one become a butterfly?
You have to want to learn to fly so much that you
Are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.
Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.
Hubby and I depend upon a gravity spring for our water. This year the spring was not enough for the house and the gardens. So we decided that it was time to put in a well.
Finally, this week, this happened:
There is a stake showing where to drill. Meanwhile, the excavation had to happen in order to bring in the drilling equipment (not so easy when one lives on the side of a mountain).
Looking down to our driveway (lost one pear, and one apple tree to the excavation):
Here is a photo from Sept. 15, 2011 :
And April 18, 2015:
And this week:
Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
Stay healthy! Stay safe!