A Hummingbird Moth!
Here we are again at the end of a week!
Wow how time flies, seems we were just talking about the cold of winter
and now it’s almost the
official first day of summer!
COB is getting ready to
razzle her high school classmates once
DUBLIN HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
They will gather again and catch up with each other on the news and events
each see who is looking good, feeling good
still “kickin it”
after “a few years” of graduating
back in the day!
If I were to think hard, I bet I could still sing the High School song from there
since my uncles were the football players
at the same school!!!
Yep think I could as it now starts to play in my head!
Hope they have a marvelous time
with all their catching up and remembering
“To Dublin High our Alma mater forever”
She and Kamryn are spending time together
I hear that Kamryn is now
My little Godson
his Godmother’s book!!!
I could just fall out of my chair.
So things are just spiffy I tell ya.
Time, years, distance, people
sometimes even for the good
change is the only constant we know.
Change sometimes comes so quickly
that we need to settle our minds
our feelings by being still.
A great helper to settling our mind
is the little hummingbird!
We get so enthralled in the watching of something so very small that we seem to just quiet our minds,
stare in wonder at this remarkable little winged one.
Here’s a wonderful
Mayan Legend of
Tzunuum, the hummingbird, was created by the Great Spirit as a tiny, delicate bird with extraordinary flying ability. She was the only bird in the kingdom who could fly backwards and who could hover in one spot for several seconds. She could “buzz” u in a moment, going up and down and side to side…
The hummingbird was very plain. Her feathers had no bright colors, yet she didn’t mind. Tzunuum took pride in her flying skill and was happy with her life despite her looks.
When it came time to be married, Tzunuum found that she had neither a wedding gown nor a necklace. She was so disappointed and sad that some of her best friends decided to create a wedding dress and jewelry as a surprise.
Ya, the vermilion-crowned flycatcher wore a gay crimson ring of feathers around his throat in those days. He decided to use it as his gift. So he tucked a few red plumes in his crown and gave the rest to the hummingbird for her necklace.
Uchilchil, the bluebird, generously donated several blue feathers for her gown. The vain motmot, not to be outdone, offered more turquoise blue and emerald green. The cardinal, likewise, gave some red ones.
Then, Yuyum, the oriole, who was an excellent tailor as well as an engineer, sewed up all the plumage into an exquisite wedding gown for the little hummingbird.
Ah-leum, the spider, crept up with a fragile web woven of shiny gossamer threads for her veil. She helped Mrs. Yuyum weave intricate designs into the dress. Canac, the honeybee, heard about the wedding and told all his friends who knew and liked the hummingbird. They brought much honey and nectar for the reception and hundreds of blossoms that were Tzunuum’s favorites.
Then the Azar tree dropped a carpet of petals over the ground where the ceremony would take place. She offered to let Tzunuum and her groom spend their honeymoon in her branches. Pakal, the orange tree, put out sweet-smelling blossoms, as did Nicte, the plumeria vine. Haaz (the banana bush), Op the custard apple tree) and Pichi and Put (the guava and papaya bushes) made certain that their fruits were ripe so the wedding guests would find delicious refreshments.
And, finally, a large band of butterflies in all colors arrived to dance and flutter gaily around the hummingbird’s wedding site.
When the wedding day arrived, Tzunuum was so surprised, happy and grateful that she could barely twitter her vows.
The Great Spirit so admired her humble, honest soul that he sent word down with his messenger, Cozumel, the swallow, that the hummingbird could wear her wedding gown for the rest of her life.
And, to this day, she has.
So there you go,
with beauty and grace
weighing less than a dime
shows us its beauty
The sage is filling the air,
HOPE is on its way to all who look up
and look within
May you have a wonderful weekend
with the lightness
of the Hummingbird
and the grace of those that will wrap you in what you need for color and celebration.
Walk In Beauty