A moment with a rose
There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I was fortunate to share a moment with a wild rose near Clarno, Oregon. It is beautiful and delicate when viewed close up.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Zooming out you can see how its blossoms and fruits are protected by sharp thorns. As you make your way through the thorns of life, keep looking forward towards the moments of peace offered by its flowers.
3 thoughts on “Wild Rose: Friday Flowers”
Weirdly, I didn’t even know there WERE wild roses! These are quite beautiful, love the soft pink. Lovely images.
Yes, they are pretty with a soft scent. We had Nootka roses growing native in our yard at another place I lived. The birds love to eat the rose hips on these shrubs. 🙂
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