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Color Me Pink

July 10, 2013

I have been so excited about seeing a Hollyhock growing in our garden. I have had to be patient, as I had no idea what color was going to appear. Lo and behold it is Pink. One of my top favorite colors.

DSCN8783Pink represents to me purity and innocence. It reminds me of the softness of a newborns skin. Tiny fingers and tiny toes. The sweetness of a baby wrapped up in a soft flannel blanket and the smell of baby powder. Pink..fragile and delicate.

DSCN8808Clothe me today in Pink, may there be a sweet fragrance of humility and gentleness towards humanity,not harsh and demanding. Thank you.. Pink, for reminding me of what I want to be…

14 Comments leave one →
  1. bonniehull permalink
    July 10, 2013 4:53 PM

    Beautiful…ours re red and not QUITE so pretty…


  2. Ellen permalink
    July 10, 2013 5:01 PM

    Just beautiful!


  3. July 10, 2013 6:10 PM

    What wonderful words and images!


  4. July 10, 2013 6:25 PM

    That’s a very pretty hollyhock! I love the light color!


  5. July 10, 2013 7:38 PM

    Did you make dolls with your hollyhocks when you were a girl? I did – and I named them! They were almost as much fun as hats made from rhubarb leaves!


    • July 10, 2013 8:11 PM

      We had mainly cholla cactus, palm trees and oleanders growing up. I did not learn about hollyhocks until later in life. I love them and all colors. How fun that must have been…


  6. July 10, 2013 11:36 PM

    I love pink… and you captured amazing pinks 🙂 Thank you dear Roberta, have a nice day, love, nia


  7. July 11, 2013 4:11 PM

    I love hollyhocks. I remember the ones my grandmother grew and I made dolls with them too.


    • July 11, 2013 4:55 PM

      I love all shades too. Now I am very curious about making dolls out of them…


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