Moments that Matter – Month Three

Wildlife children

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

~Nathaniel Hawthorne~


We are lucky enough to have several large Swan Plants growing in our garden around our home. There have been many caterpillars but to date we have not seen them transform from caterpillars, pupae and into the adult – Monarch Butterfly.

On this particular day my youngest could not believe his luck when he came across a Monarch sitting on a log in our backyard.  Unfortunately this beauty had slightly damaged wings, which may be why it had come to rest there.  Master C has the most gentle temperament, he watched with fascination as the Monarch attempted to take flight, Master C offered his hand, and to his delight the butterfly accepted his invitation.

It wasn’t long before he got to watch the butterfly disappear high into the sky, gone, into the unknown …



Please follow the circle round and go check out the truly talented Bec Stewart and her moments that matter here !