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Magical hummingbirds for Friday.

It’s Friday – time for colour, sweet nectar, magical hummingbirds and the sense of floating free of time. 

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I saw my first hummingbird in Asheville, North Carolina in 1968 – a memorable moment.    They symbolise for me the unseen magic in our world.

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Some ancient peoples believed that hummingbirds were messengers between the worlds, symbolising eternity, continuity and infinity.

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During the cold night, a hummingbird is able to almost shut down its heart in order to conserve energy.    In the morning as the sun rises, the hummingbird seems to miraculously come alive again.

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When I visited Gainesville, Georgia last October, I was able to sit and observe the hummingbirds dancing around me.     The day after I returned to the UK, I was told the hummingbirds left that place and began their journey south.

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Although we are not graced with hummingbirds on this side of the Atlantic, in my imagination, they are surrounding me all the time……

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A Bientôt