Saturday, May 21, 2022

Dare to indulge Your Delight

A L O H A From Honolulu!

The red-crested cardinal is a songbird,
the species belonging to the family of tanagers. Notwithstanding its similar name, this bird is not closely related to the true cardinal family. It is sometimes known as the Argentine cardinal. Wikipedia

If we look at the world
with a love of life,
the world will reveal
its beauty to us.
    Daisaku Ikeda 

Grace is the face
that love wears
when it meets
             Joseph R. Cooke 

Compassion will cure
more sins than
 Henry Ward Beecher

Shadows of fear intrude
when we step out of the light.

Light feels so good,
feels so right.
It's not a struggle;
Just a snuggle.

Dare to indulge
Your Delight! 

Love You,
 Pixie & Cloudia


I’d  Rather Be Birding

Monday Murals 

Hawaiian Island of MAUI Link
Demigod Māui is a great cultural figure and hero.


Elephant's Child said...

Thank you for always sharing beauty - and wonder.

Shiju Sugunan said...

The Red-crested cardinal is beautiful. My favorite this week is the lady with dog photo, great composition! Beautiful quote to match too.

Teresa said...

Love the happy animal pictures. Pixie looks like she's on a hunting trip.

eileeninmd said...

The red-crested cardinal is a beauty! I love all the cute dogs and your sweet Pixie.
Wonderful quotes and images. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend! PS, thank you for leaving me a comment.

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful pics

RedPat said...

I always find your posts uplifting with the beauty and the wisdom that you send to us, Cloudia.

magiceye said...

Beautiful captures and captions!

Cloudia said...

So great to see each one of you here!

Jenn Jilks said...

Lovely critters, and lovely quotes.
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

William Kendall said...

Cute pups!

Cloudia said...


~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I didn't know there were Cardinals that looked like that! WOW! How beautiful!

Anni said...

That cardinal is stunning! And, being a cat person, love the portrait of the calico kitty!
We birders enjoyed your share today Thanks for linking in and have a wonderful day!

Adam Jones said...

I love that Red crested Cardinal

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I love cardinals, but have never heard of a red crested cardinal. It's so different from the ones I'm familiar with.

Your mural you shared is fabulous, Cloudia. It's beautiful.

Pixie looked extra perky in this photo. It's one of my favorites of her.

Sami said...

Beautiful cardinal, and the photo of Pixie is cute.
Thanks for contributing to Monday Murals Cloudia.

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