Quote of the Day:  Philippians 4:8 (The Message)

Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Put into practice what you learned from me, what you heard and saw and realized. Do that, and God, who makes everything work together, will work you into his most excellent harmonies.

The Rose Gardens in Portland, OR give pleasure to all the senses.

They inspire creativity and offer moments of rest and peace, a place to breathe in beauty.
In the Shakespeare Garden, the woman in the background has her easel set up and is capturing this sight.
Walk slowly, breathe deeply, inhale the beauty all around you. It is our glimpse of Heaven.

Journaling Prompt: Describe something (or someone) beautiful in your life.