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Enjoy the Beauty of Nature

Updated on September 10, 2012

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By Dexter Yarbrough. I remember a scene from the movie The Color Purple, where Celie and Shug Avery are walking through a beautiful field of purple flowers. The scene I am speaking of can be seen in the video to the right. It is short so please take a moment to watch it. That scene has stuck with me for many, many years.

Many of us lead very busy lives. Nonetheless, how often do we take time to stop and smell a rose? How often do we admire the changing colors in the trees? How often do we sit beside a lake with friends or loved ones? How often do we admire the beauty in this world?

Photo by Dexter Yarbrough
Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Fall Colors - A Reflection

I have been traveling lately for work and taking photos as I usually do. After driving and flying thousands of miles, I decided to take a few days to look at the beauty that surrounds me. Not in a passing sort of way, but really to take in this beautiful earth that we inhabit. If you haven't done this lately, you should.

I know that many of you who read this are aware that there is a lot of negativity in this world. Much of it was created by man. While man has created many great things, nothing is greater than the beauty of nature that we see everyday - and sometimes ignore.

Photo by Dexter Yarbrough
Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

A Waterfall

I took a walk in an urban area a few weeks ago. There was a modest house with a few flowers in the yard. The house was nothing special, but the flowers made that which was simple much more beautiful.

I have often wondered if The Creator looks at us individually and ponders why we stay more focused on ourselves and our problems rather than admire the beauty He provided. How often does taking the focus off of ourselves and onto a flowing waterfall surrounded by heavenly trees turn our bad days into special ones?

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Path of Colors

Many people go for nature walks along a path. Some do it for exercise; others do it to get away from whatever troubles them at the moment. How often do we take time to feel different textures of the leaves and plants?

Nature displays its beauty and glory to us. It displays its harmony and perfection to us. And it displays its knowledge and wisdom to us. But do we pay attention? Do you?

It is up to each of us to explore, develop, take to heart and enjoy the treasure in which we all share. Some of us are led to enjoy its glory and splendor. Are we following the path in which we are being led?

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Sitting by the Lake

Life passes us by very quickly. One moment you are in high school stressing over what clothes to wear to impress that girl or guy you like. The next moment (twenty years later) the stress has turned to making mortgage and car payments.

All the while, we yearn for the days of retirement when we will commune with nature. Often, we come to find that physical ailments prohibit us from now doing so. Tomorrow is not promised to any of us. Watching the ducks and geese play or marveling at the uniqueness of the rock outcroppings standing alone in the lake can cure a day of the blues. Are you taking notice?

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Diversity

There is a message in the world that many of us don't get - but we would if we just look around. Isn't it wonderful how the trees and plants live among each other in harmony? Each has something to bring to natures' table in terms of height, color, contribution to the environment, smell and texture. All in beautiful harmony, serenity and perfection. Humans could take a lesson from the living plant life.

Plants and trees give praise to a Creator that sustains, preserves and supervises their daily needs. The birds worry for nothing and they play and are fed everyday. The beauty of nature.

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

No Fear Here

Caution is natural, but fear is not. This buck did not run away from me when I came within 10 feet of it. In fact, it posed (and ate foliage) while I took 24 pictures. Moreover, it sat down and rested right in front of me.

We often let our fears take control of our lives. Fear of failure, love, each other, taking the next step. I believe that many animals can sense when we (humans) are not feeling well, sad or angry. They also know when a threat is present. And when there is no threat present. It is a balancing act. The buck was at peace and so was I. A lesson for the world.

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Taking Time to Fish

Technology is not always a good thing. Our kids are becoming unhealthy because they are playing games on Xbox instead of getting exercise. Do you remember playing "Hide and Go Seek?" What about stickball? "It?"

Remember when we use to talk to each other instead of texting - from the same room? There is nothing like parents and grandparents teaching technologically savvy kids how to hook a fishing pole while telling stories from the "olden" days.

When was the last time you packed a lunch and had a picnic in the park? By the lake? Life is too short.

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Photo by Dexter Yarbrough

Enjoy the Beauty of Nature

A father taking his child for her first walk in lake water. An expectant mother admiring the scenery. People fishing and laughing. Ducks playing. So much beauty surrounds us. But do we notice?

With so much bad news, it makes you wonder if there is any good left in the world. Sometimes we get lost and forget. If you have forgotten, I suggest you take a day or two away to find the beauty of nature.

So many people go through this short life and fail to admire the color purple - and red, yellow, green and blue in the beauty of nature. Don't let this happen to you. Don't walk through a grove and not notice the beauty and uniqueness of nature.

The world can be a beautiful place. Don't think so? Take a few days to touch, see and smell the beauty of nature. You will never walk through a field again and not notice. Enjoy the beauty of nature.

Thanks for reading my hub and for viewing my photos.

Dexter Yarbrough Copyright 2011. All Rights Reserved.

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      vasantha T k 2 years ago from Bangalore

      Beautiful pictures. I do remember this scene of purple flowers. The Photos are captivating and the captions are apt to the photos. I wish I was there in all the amazing locations that you have captured. Voted Up! Beautiful.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Thank YOU! Sorry it took so long to respond.

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      skye2day 4 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Dexter Stunning!!! Thank you for a heartfelt read. God Bless you bro. With Love, Skye.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Mary615! Have a wonderful day! I am glad you enjoyed it!

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      What a beautiful Hub! Your photos are outstanding, too.

      I really enjoyed reading this uplifting Hub.

      Voted it UP, etc. and will share.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Hi Peggy and thanks for coming by again!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Thanks, Dahoglund! We all just have to push back from the computers sometime and enjoy nature.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Came back to read this again and enjoyed it as much as the first time. This is such an important message. Plan to share it this time!

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      Don A. Hoglund 4 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Great nature pix. I especially like the one of the deer. You are right about nature which I have neglected in my life. shared

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Thank you so much, Vibesites! Your comments are so very much appreciated!

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      vibesites 4 years ago from United States

      I love all your photos! They are breathtaking, beautiful, mesmerizing, colorful -- and they really do justice to the wonders and beauty of nature. They must be preserved for the appreciation by future generations to come. :)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Hi Irc7815! Your wonderful comments have inspired me to do get back to writing more! Thank you so very, very much!!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Hi Audrey! Your wonderful comments have surely made my day! And I thank you so much!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

      Thanks, Jools99! Fall is really a beautiful time of the year. And yes, we take so many beautiful, natural things for granted. I really appreciate you taking the time to comment, share and vote up!

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      Linda Crist 4 years ago from Central Virginia

      I don't know what I loved most, the message or the photos. Both were awesome and voted up as such. What a magnificent hub. I too love nature and particularly love to share it with friends. It is my solace in a world gone mad. Thank you so, so much for this beautiful hub. It was the highlight of my day today.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      To pause and reflect is a gift we give to ourselves--Lovely moment reflected here, both in your prose and in your stunning pictures---

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      Dexter, wonderful article and amazing photos - the second photo took me by surprise because it looks so much like a painting, just amazing. The fall colours are so vivid and beautiful and I thought your comment about taking the time after travelling thousands of miles, to just look at it all was very pertinent - we take these things for granted too much. Shared, voted up etc, just lovely.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Vox vocis! Thank you so very much! I really appreciate your visit and kind words!

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      Jasmine 5 years ago

      I really enjoyed this photo gallery. Wonderful colors! Billybuc recommended your hubs so I came to take a look. I love landscapes myself and enjoy long walks in the nature.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Daisy! Your kindness is truly wonderful!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Billybuc! Thank you! Yes, it is good to get away from the computer and enjoy life! Blessings!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Suzie! Thank you so much! We just need to take the time to enjoy nature!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi Dexter,

      What a stunning collection of photos accompanied by equally beautiful prose. I really enjoyed reading your wisdom and observations that are so true! Congrats on a great article, thanks for sharing and Voted up++++ and sharing for sure! :-)

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      My fingers cramped up scrolling to the bottom of the comments! :) Beautiful message and pictures my friend. Nature is here for all of us to enjoy, and I'm heading out right now to do just that. Have a terrific weekend my friend.

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      Daisy Mariposa 5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Dex,

      I had to come back and view your terrific photographs again. Wow!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Eiddwen! Thank you and of course you can. I am so happy you are back!

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      Eddy Jones 5 years ago from Wales.

      A wonderful hub Dexter ;just what we need for our Facebook page 'Eddy and Annie Inspire'.Would you mind if I added the link???

      It's entirley up to you.

      It is so nice to be back on here and being able to follow your great hubs once more.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Techygran! Thank you so much for your "awesome" comments. It was really wonderful to participate with you during the video chat.

      I am looking forward to reading your work and learning much! Again, I really appreciate your truly kind words!

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      Cynthia 5 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

      Dexter, I was really just doing my due diligence after being with you in tonight's forum, but I must say, I am humbled... and delighted! What a gift, what talent-- and I agree that your photos look like something by Monet or maybe one of the Group of 7... in any case, breathtaking! Your text is also well written and inspiring-- altogether a good case of the "excellence" we spoke of tonight. You've raised the bar. I'm looking forward to reading/viewing more of your pieces, and I am looking forward to learning about photography from you in some of your future hubs! I usually reserve "awesome" as a descriptor for the Divine, but I'm extending it to you and this hub tonight! (and pinning, for what it's worth). Thank you!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Molometer! It is always a pleasure when you stop by. Thanks for your kind remarks. I really appreciate it!

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      molometer 5 years ago

      Well written extremely creative and clearly explained. Never thought much about it but this makes so much sense. The pictures are stunning.

      Thanks Dex.

      Voted up, interesting, useful and beautiful images.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Docmo! I am humbled by your beautiful comments! Thank you so very, very much! I am thrilled that you enjoyed the interview and this hub!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Happyboomernurse! Thank you so much for coming back again and checking out the interview. I really appreciate your kind words!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Dexter, the beauty of these photographs is matched and superseded by the beauty in your words. There is so much to reflect and ponder in your wise, heartening words. In the simple truths you speak, you take my breath away. This is an unconditionally awesome creation. I'm glad I found your hub. I'm delighted to read your interview by Mar. Awesome!

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Came back after reading Mar's interview with you and learning this hub is your personal favorite.

      The stunning photos were well worth a second view and are as breathtaking as the first time I saw them.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you so much! I am so glad you enjoyed it!

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      Cate 5 years ago from Chandler, AZ

      Fantastic photography! Thank you for sharing it this way! Just gorgeous!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks, Cherrycrime! I appreciate your kindness!

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      January Moon 5 years ago from NY, Now Living in Atlanta Ga

      I love fall colors, Orange, green and red are my alltime favorite, love the video of the color purple seen, great hub :-) voted up for relaxation.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Rolly! I appreciate your kind words!

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Very well done... lovely work...

      Best from Canada

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Sgbrown! What a great day it is! Thank you so much for visiting and commenting. I really appreciate it! And thanks for the votes!

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      Sheila Brown 5 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      What a wonderful hub! You pictures are awesome and your words are wise. We should all take the time to appreciate the beauty that God has given us. Voted up, and beautiful! Have a wonderful day! :)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Shannon! Thank you! maybe it's time to go on another vacation? Hint, hint!!

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      Shannon Paigah 5 years ago from Irvine, CA

      Nice hub! The lake picture reminds me of my childhood and family vacations. ~ It's been too long, hmmm...

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks, Vinaya!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Ivona! Thank you so much for your kind comments. I use Photomatix. It is an HDR program that really brings out the tone and color. Thanks again!

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      Mesmerizing shots!

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      Ivona Poyntz 5 years ago from UK

      Absolutely stunning photos. Is it OK to ask what software you're using? (i'm starting a photography class soon as a hobby)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Deborah! Thank YOU for taking the time to enjoy!

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      Deborah Neyens 5 years ago from Iowa

      What gorgeous photography! Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos with us.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Audra! It was amazing how that buck interacted with me. No threat, no nervousness. Probably the way nature intended it to be. But, yes, a lesson can be learned - I am learning it everyday! Thank you!!!!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Laleda! Thank you so much I am glad you enjoyed it and voted up!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank YOU, Daisy, for reading and sharing it. I really appreciate your kindness!

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      iamaudraleigh 5 years ago

      I am glad you took the time to "look at the beauty that surrounds me"/ My favorite caption was about "No Fear Here". I need to take a lesson from the buck.

      Just beautiful!

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      ladeda 5 years ago

      Wow! Such lovely photos and a beautifully written Hub! Voted up!

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      Daisy Mariposa 5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Dexter,

      I came back for another look at your photographs. This is such a beautiful Hub. Thanks for publishing it.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Sarah! I am glad you liked it!

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      SARAH 5 years ago

      ITS SO FANTASTIC!!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Cikgunaza!

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      cikgunaza 5 years ago from Malaysia

      nice photo art with an explanation.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Thelyricwriter! I always appreciate your kind remarks. Thank you so very much!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Another great article Dex. This is such a well written article with great points. Beautiful pics Dex, as always. Another class "A" article my friend.

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      Brittany Morrison 5 years ago from Russellville, AR

      Will do! Thank you so much for the warm welcome. :)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Brittany! Thanks so much for reading and I am so happy you enjoyed it. Just remember to take time out and enjoy the beauty of life. It really is special. Welcome to Hubpages!

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      Brittany Morrison 5 years ago from Russellville, AR

      Wow, you sure know how to touch a heart. :) This is purely inspirational and beautiful. I enjoyed the video and the pictures for one thing. You are right! When do we really just take a day or two to relax and smell the roses? Like with me, I used to worry about my health, and the stresses of which life sometimes brings us. We shouldn't let some earthquake or wave for that matter, ruin something so beautiful for us. I think we all deserve a day or so to enjoy the beauty of nature, that God created. Thank you so much for a very well thought out and creative hub. Cant wait to read more.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Derdriu! I am so glad you took the time to read my hub. Thank YOU for the kind and thoughtful comments!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Crookedcreekphoto! Your kind words mean so much to me!

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      Derdriu 5 years ago

      Dexter Yarbrough, What an inviting, lush, persuasive journey you offer through "pretty pictures" and thoughtful text! All of your photos coordinate harmoniously with your words. My favorite is the text before and after the photo which epitomizes the union of the opposites which doesn't have to be opposite: the naturalistic fence in the foreground merging with the vegetation of the rocky background.

      Thank you for sharing, voted up + all,

      Derdriu

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      crookedcreekphoto 5 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Beautiful photographs along with beautiful words. I couldn't agree with you more. People need to slowdown and use all of their senses to be part of our world.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Cbpoet! Thank you for visiting and leaving a wonderful comment. I so appreciate your generosity in words!

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      cbpoet 5 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Truly inspiring photographs. Thank you for providing me with a visual walk through your camera lens. Your subject and use of color is amazing.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi One2recognize2! Thank you for your very kind and thoughtful comment! Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

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      one2recognize2 5 years ago from New York

      Truly beautiful and awesome pics Dex. Really appreciate all the beauties of nature and you've captured it so well. Nice hub, voted up of course. :)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you so much Polly! I appreciate it!

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      Pollyannalana 5 years ago from US

      Yeah I really should learn to do that and I have thousands, maybe I will pull out a few. Got a new camera 15x I haven't even tried out yet. If you don't make a fortune with your people photos you should, everyone wants to look better and you sure do that, I showed that off to some others.

      Thanks for the advice.

      Polly

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Pollyannalana! Thanks for the great comments! I am not really concerned about stolen photographs. I try to keep a watermark image on them.

      I have met some wonderful people taking photos - people that really do care about nature.

      Thanks, again!

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      Pollyannalana 5 years ago from US

      So beautiful. I love photography but I am so selfish with it, afraid it will be stolen. Does that not concern you? When I came to hubpages pictures I took I saw on other hubs changed up somewhat and since then I only put a part of one so I am the only one that has the rest of it. lol

      I so want to get it out there though. We meet the best people taking photographs because bad people don't care about nature, don't you agree?

      Great hub and fantastic pictures!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Carolinemd21! Thank you so very much. It makes me happy to know you enjoyed it!

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      Caroline Marie 5 years ago from Close to Heaven

      Hi Dexter great article and those photos you took are gorgeous! I also have always loved that scene from The Color Purple. Thank you for sharing with us.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hello Pstraubie! I am so honored to have you visit and comment on my hub. Thank you so much for your own beautiful reflections of nature as a child with your mother. Thanks for sharing!

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      Patricia Scott 5 years ago from sunny Florida

      thank you so much for taking the time to share the ways we can enjoy nature's bounty. i am so blessed as i grew up the child of a mother who felt, in part, her mission in life was to beautify the planet. she loved all of nature and was eager to beautify our property with it. when we sat at our breakfast nook, a sea of flowers, every type, size, and texture greeted us....the same was true as we sat at our dining room table. and she was eager to help me learn of the wild natural things that abound on our planet as well. she would take me on mini-field trips to explore the plants that grew along the shoreline. reading this has taken me back to that place....i have her affinity for growing things and feel so close to the land as if it might course through me..as i plant and till the soil..great hub....

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Daniel! I am always humbled by your kindness. Thank you so very much!

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      DanielNeff 5 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Dexter,

      As always, beautiful and enriching. Your photos are exquisite and your words are inspirational.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Medina! Thank you! Nature and its beauty is simply amazing. I appreciate your nice comments!

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      medina143 5 years ago

      BEAUTIFUL photographs! I love the beauty of nature yet it often goes unnoticed and unappreciated. Good work!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi 4seazons! Thank you so much for reading and I appreciate your kind comments. Please, continue to follow your heart, as stated. It will bring a great deal of peace.

      Blessings be unto you!!

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      Barbara 5 years ago from Queens

      I had to scroll down a while before I got to this comment box. I can see why you have so many fans. This Hub is where my heart has been drawn to of late. Nature, brooks, streams, flowers, fields. What a blessing to take a trip just within here! It's like taking a vacation. Unique, gifted by God. Keep writing. Glad I found your Hub through 2besure!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Daisy! It is a pleasure to be a follower of yours! Thank you so much for your kind words. It really warms my heart to know you enjoyed my hub! Thanks, again!

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      Daisy Mariposa 5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Dexter,

      Stunning photographs accompanied by beautiful words... my eyes were immediately drawn to your images, and then I read the words. Wow! What a talent!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Daniel. Thank you. I really appreciate your comments. Welcome to HP!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi 2besure! Yes, taking time to enjoy nature enhances our own lives. I felt the same way you did - me growing up in Chicago.

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      DanielNeff 5 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Absolutely stunning photographs.

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      Pamela Lipscomb 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      You are right Dexter, we need to take time to admire the beauty that is all around us in nature. As a kid growing up in New York, I always wanted to be in the country.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Well said, Travel-O-Grapher! Thanks for an exceptional comment!

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      travel-O-grapher 5 years ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Nice article.. we should always take time out from our mechanical monotonous life and get out there every once in a while.. because at the end of the day, we wont remember what corner office we sat at or what video games we have played! rather, we will remember the times spent with our loved ones and what we have enjoyed with them!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you, Mr. Levine!

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      BERNARD LEVINE 5 years ago from RUIMSIG, SOUTH AFRICA

      THE BEAUTY OF GOD’S LOVE By BERNARD LEVINE

      God is amazing

      He chooses every baby's DNA and blood type

      He puts every star in place to float in the sky

      He creates every fingerprint with a rare design

      He makes an egg to burst open with life.

      God is great

      He selects all the love-songs for every bird to sing

      He makes broken bones mend

      He gives every flower its specific perfume

      He cares for seeds and they turn to fruit.

      God is awesome

      He tells the seasons when to change

      He gives us air so we can breathe

      He feeds multitudes of living organisms on our planet

      He waters fields of green carpets with morning dew.

      Every leaf is a marvel of God's genius

      Every baby is filled with God's love

      There is nothing in this world more precious

      than the beautiful kindness of God.

      © Bernard Levine

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Nadia! Thank you so much. I hope you get to come back to the States. I would love to visit your country!

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      Nadia Sam 5 years ago from Indonesia

      Lovely pictures, Dex. Great shoot. I miss America.

      I cannot see such beautiful fall in my tropical country.

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