Dragonflies are such magical creatures....irridescent and bright, yet you often don't see them unless you sit and watch quietly in their realm. They are also symbols of rebirth, transformation, and renewal as they grow from colorless and flightless water bugs/nymphs into their bejeweled wings.
Dragonfly by CB Woodling, 2011
Nature Realm Dragonfly by CB Woodling, 2011
I recently heard a children's story, "Waterbugs and Dragonflies" by Doris Stickney which touched my heart ... if you are interested you can read the story at http://belovedhearts.com/stories/Doris-WaterbugsandDragonflies-632617144169637500.aspx