The Beauty of Life

Some things never fail to put a lump in my throat or make my breath catch. I know you have some too. With me, it can be either especially moving words or pictures.

A brawny man tenderly holding a newborn or with his child.

 

Cowboy and babycowboy and little boy

Newborn animals.

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baby calf and mother

An elderly couple protecting and loving each other.

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The beauty of a sunset or sunrise.

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A memory I hold dear of family members who are on the other side now.

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A particularly moving song.

The United States (and or Texas) flag waving proudly in the breeze.

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A majestic mountain with snow-capped peaks.

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An animal that shows love for one that’s not in its species.

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The shy smile of a child.

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An Animal Seeking Comfort

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I have lots more but I’ll stop here. I love these unexpected moments that spring from nowhere and make me pause to soak it in. They add depth to my soul and deepen my appreciation for life.

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About LindaBroday

I’m a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author of western historical romance. I love stories of the old West and the people who once lived there. I haunt libraries and museums and can hang out in them for hours. To tell all the stories that are in my head would take a lifetime.

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The Beauty of Life — 8 Comments

  1. Linda- this just melted my heart, I love your blogs. You speak right to my heart.

    • Tonya, I’m so glad you enjoyed the pictures. It’s amazing how we love the same things. Thanks for coming.

    • Hi Sarah! Thank you so much for coming. I’m glad you enjoyed my post. Each picture touches a different part of my heart.

  2. I have to agree with you on all of these choices. Some other pictures that are emotional for me – American soldiers, laughing children, a man and woman gazing into each other’s eyes after the birth of their child, dogs greeting a beloved master after a long absence, Christian illustrations of Bible verses, beauty in nature, and so many other things.

    • Hi Cheryl C…….Thank you for coming. Wow, you pointed out lots that I didn’t include. Huge emotional triggers for me all. I get a big lump in my throat when I see a bone weary soldier covered in sweat and mud and blood. One of my granddaughters has a big black-mouth cur and when he looks at her with such love in his eyes, I want to cry. Enjoy your week, my friend.

  3. Lovely pics and I will agree with you on all of them. There is nothing more precious then babies and baby animals. A stray cat had kittens last summer in my front yard. We had four little kittens trying to find homes for them. I wasn’t going to keep any of them but guess what I am a cat owner now. I ended up getting very attached to these kittens and yes I kept one of them.

    • Hi Quilt Lady…..Or maybe I should say Catslady. Ha! It doesn’t take much for the little things to wiggle into your heart. I’m glad you kept one.