Ordinary Miracle

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About 10:30 last night I looked outside — just as predicted it came…

with simply the light from the street I could see it…

Newly fallen snow is something that always takes my breath way.  Setting my alarm for 6:30, wanting to catch the sunrise, I wandered out only to find an amazing bunch of snow!

Break out the shovel…  uggh!

There was such a quiet out, not too many people up and around on this Sunday morning, but as I made my way “out” I realized that the sun would not be showing up much today because there was such a heavy cloud cover.

The wind had stopped and all around me was simply an Ordinary Miracle today.

It’s not that unusual
When everything is beautiful
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

The sky knows when it’s time to snow
Don’t need to teach a seed to grow
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

Life is like a gift, they say
Wrapped up for you everyday
Open up, and find a way
To give some of your own

Isn’t it remarkable?
Like everytime a raindrop falls
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

The birds in winter have their fling
And always make it home by spring
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

When you wake up everyday
Please don’t throw your dreams away
Hold them close to your heart
‘Cause we are all a part

Of the ordinary miracle

Ordinary miracle

Do you want to see a miracle

It seems so exceptional
That things work out after all
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

The sun comes out and shines so bright
And disappears again at night
It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

It’s just another
Ordinary miracle today

Sarah McLachlan

Enjoy the miracles around you!

Stop by Mary’s at Little Red House and see other miracles.

Ciao`

Claudia

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November 21, 2010 at 4:18 pm | winter | 26 comments

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26 responses to “Ordinary Miracle”

  1. Claudie says:

    Hello my friend from winter wonderland. You know how beautiful you make it all seem? I actually wanted to see you making a snow angel, cuz that’s what angels do you know : )
    Did you really set your alarm to take pictures?? You are crazy with a capital C lol
    Great shots really great, but I will wait for Mr. Snow’s arrival later than sooner I hope.
    Just got back from our 48 hour whirlwind road trip to clean out my mom’s apt. Everything went well. She is now settled into her new bach. pad only minutes away from my sister’s house. I put her memorabilia things around so it would make her feel more at home. She’s still confused, but at least she’s taken care of. Randy was with me, and we made it fun. He’s starting to read all about cooking. We went to some cool shops to buy pans and such. He even bought a pink Cuisinart lol. I’ll have to blog about that one.
    Hope all is well with you. I’ll be back on line soon enough, but at least I’m back home now.
    Love You
    Love Me
    ooxoxoxoxoxoxo
     

  2. Carol says:

    Wow, so much already! I love it! and can’t wait for some here! Gorgeous shots! It is an ordinary miracle, just beautiful!

  3. Amy says:

    Wow-this is magnificent.  I just love every single photo.
    Amy

  4. Looks so magical! I really do love new fallen snow. 🙂

  5. eileen says:

    Wow, your snow photos look so pretty.

  6. ellen b says:

    Well my little flakes pale in the face of your full blown winter wonderland! Beautiful photos!! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving…

  7. Mary says:

    Your photos are beautiful! There is something so magical about the first snowfall 🙂

  8. Vee says:

    How lovely! Your photos made that song come to life.

  9. Millie says:

    Such a beautiful post!..I am wondering what the structure in the blue photos is….

  10. Stunning photos of your winter wonderland Claudia.  We got a few inches earlier in the week but it’s gone now.
    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Judith

  11. Valerie says:

    That first snowfall is really awesome.   Really beautiful.

  12. Awww gee isnt that just breathtaking! yes trulu a Miracle. You live on a small slice of Heaven! Sooo lovely. Thank you for the Joy of looking at all of this…oxo Janet from Singingwoods

  13. PS My husbands from Scotland and I lived there with him for a few years. The snow was so beautiful like you have and the flakes were truly Heaven sent! ox

  14. Sheila says:

    Your mosaic is wonderful – enjoy the winter wonderland that surrounds you!

  15. Cathy says:

    Exceptionally beautiful pictures!  I especially like the picture of the horse!!!  Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

  16. Claudia,
    What a lovely, lovely post. Beautiful words and beautiful photography.
    Carol

  17. Karen Cox says:

    OMG Claudia, I can see your heart in every photograph.  Just glorious!!!
     
    Karen

  18. Beeb says:

    Simply beautiful!
    Just like you!!
    Love Ya
    Beeb

  19. Pat says:

    Hi Claudia!
    Wow — you’ve had snow already!  Your photos are so beautiful! I love the “Ordinary Miracle” song  –so perfect for this post!  Stay warm and safe.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  20. ldh says:

    Oh, Claudia, your photos are just amazing.  The one with the bright blue sky really stands out.
    My daughter and I are wondering what those dome shaped things are.  We just couldn’t recognize them.

  21. Sherry says:

    Hello Claudia Sweetie…
    What a beautiful share. Just another ordinary miracle today.
    I so enjoyed seeing the snow through your eyes. A beautiful
    share. I love the way it drops on top of things, sometimes 
    leaving the underneath side untouched. The blue sky with
    the snow, seems to take you from one world to another.
    You and that lens of your camera. I would so love to follow
    you around for just one day. Claudia sweet friend, you are
    the BEST.

    I just had to pop over and thank you for the wonderful gift
    of your friendship this year. I look forward to another blessed
    year touched by you. From my Family to Yours, Happy Thanksgiving.
    May you be truly blessed, as you have so blessed me. Many hugs and
    so much love, Sherry

  22. Sharon says:

    Wow…………What beautiful pictures.  You never cease to amaze me.  I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with the gang.  I wish I were there.    Love and Hugs  Sharon

  23. Celine says:

    These are very beautiful pictures, and lovely words by Sarah McLachlan to go with those.
     

  24. Donnie says:

    That was so pretty.  But of course I’m in Florida right now.   Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  25. mary says:

    Oh Claudia, what beautiful images!!!  And I’ve always loved that song, too.  🙂  So nice to see you back at Mosaic Monday!  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    xoxo,
    Mary

  26. Porch Days says:

    Fantastic shots. The snow is beautiful! We have only had a dusting so far.
    Nancy

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