Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait ...

Waiting. I don't think I'll ever be very good at it. For me, it is one of the hardest parts of the writing profession. Not just waiting for any response ... waiting for a positive response! So, once again, I'm turning to the outdoors for a little lesson in enjoying and appreciating the wait. Granted, my garden provides a much more colorful and gratifying perspective on waiting than my e-mail in-box and mailbox. Daily, there are beautiful berries needing to be monitored for ripeness; tomatoes, corn, peppers, and cukes sprouting from blossoms; and new blooms opening on the hydrangeas. It's easy to see that good things await ... and I'm certain that will be the case for the writing as well.





9 comments:

KarenG said...

Nature is such a fabulous resource to learn the necessities of life, like patience! Lovely post.

KarenG

Debbie(single;complicated) said...

Love the pictures!!!! Beautiful!!!

MG Higgins said...

July and August are two of my favorites months because of our wonderful blueberry bushes. Lovely photos. Your garden must be a delight.

Sarah Laurence said...

Thanks - you reminded me that I should take my friend's invite up and go pick blueberries in her yard. Lovely photos!

ladyfi said...

Those berries are well worth waiting for!

Susan R. Mills said...

Those are beautiful pictures! Waiting is so hard, but it's usually worth it in the end.

Suzanne Casamento said...

Beautiful and YUMMY! Hope you get good news soon.

Terra said...

Delicious blueberries.
I agree that waiting is hard, especially when many magazines and agents say "we will respond only if interested." That really leaves a gal hanging.

ladyfi said...

Mmm... lovely pictures of the lusciousness of nature!