Peaceful Photos From Our World of Frequent Tragedy

With all of the senseless, tragic events filling our recent news, I am feeling the need for some peaceful photos to replace the horrific headlines.

Please enjoy this beauty and share some of your own (post a link using the comment form or post on my blog facebook page).

Peace rosePeace rose (peaceful photos)

Still waters reflecting calmStill waters reflecting calm (peaceful photos)

Peaceful sleep of a newborn babyPeaceful sleep of a newborn baby (peaceful photos)

Iris after the rain
Iris after the rain (peaceful photos)

Family of Canada Geese
Family of Canada Geese (peaceful photos)

Silver Maple after a spring ice stormSilver Maple after a spring ice storm (peaceful photos)

Swamp milkweed and a honeybee
Swamp Milkweed and a honeybee (peaceful photos)

Elongate Long-Jawed Orb Weaver
An Elongate Long-Jawed Orb Weaver (peaceful photos)

Waiting for the monarch butterfly to emerge
Waiting for the monarch butterfly to emerge (peaceful photos)

BuddiesBuddies (peaceful photos)

Winter field at sunset
Winter field at sunset (peaceful photos)

Clouds at dusk
Clouds at dusk (peaceful photos)

Eastern Bluebird (of happiness)Eastern Bluebird (peaceful photos)

Sheltie puppySheltie puppy (peaceful photos)

Peony in bloom
Peony in bloom (peaceful photos)

Peony and Mock Orange buds
Peony and Mock Orange buds (peaceful photos)

Water Lily in pond
Water Lily in pond (peaceful photos)

Delphinium about to bloom
Delphinium about to bloom (peaceful photos)

Climbing roses
Climbing roses (peaceful photos)

Wood fence stretching to the horizon
Wood fence stretching to the horizon (peaceful photos)

Sweet face of a boy with Down syndrome
Sweet face of a boy with Down syndrome (peaceful photos)

Love between mother and son
Love between mother and son (peaceful photos)

Older siblings meeting baby brother for the first time
Older siblings meeting baby brother for the first time (peaceful photos)

Pure happiness
Pure happiness (peaceful photos)

Blue-eyed Sheltie
Blue-eyed Sheltie (peaceful photos)

Dandelions: beautiful in a child’s eyes
Dandelions: beautiful in a child's eyes (peaceful photos)

Chickadee taking care of the babies
Chickadee taking care of the babies (peaceful photos)

Looking at goats
Looking at goats (peaceful photos)

Blue waters of Hawaii
Blue waters of Hawaii (peaceful photos)

Palm trees
Palm trees (peaceful photos)

Father and son
Father and son (peaceful photos)

Rays of light over water
Rays of light over water (peaceful photos)

Jumping over the waves
Jumping over the waves (peaceful photos)

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” -J.B. Priestley
morning quote (peaceful photos)

“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” Psalms 133:1
Psalm 133 (peaceful photos)

“For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed” -Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran quote (peaceful photos)

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Katie Bee is the author of for Elysium blog: a site about family, Down syndrome, home, art, and writing.

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