We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words, right?

But on the days when you actually get to see one of those images, it can actually take your breath away.

Whether a transformation, an age progression, or just something that really makes you think about the way time marches on, we think these 12 pictures will hit you right in the feels.

1. Blows your mind, right?

She’s so small!

2. Almost hard to believe.

Not that I’ve been that close to one.

🔥 This Massive Bald Eagle Feather I Found
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3. Obviously I need one now.

Anyone know where I can find it?

This GIANT dandelion I found on my walk today.
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4. I have a few questions.

Not as small as that banana.

This tiny banana I harvested today
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5. I’m sorry, what?

Which is which? I can’t even tell!

One of these is a twig, the other is a moth larva.
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6. Neither one is bad.

They’re just so different!

After growing my hair out for nearly 3 years, I finally decided to cut and donate it this month.
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7. What lovely women.

I hope they’re as thick as thieves.

My mom and my sister 2000/2021
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8. I’m sorry how is this not a toy?

How does an adult human fit inside there?

My 1977 Triumph Spitfire next to a couple of Fords on 44’s
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9. I adore when families do these recreated photos.

It’s nice to see them all still happy and together.

14 years later
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10. There’s something so charming about this.

A connection through the decades.

I inherited my grandmas sewing supplies and as I was putting them away realized I bought the exact same buttons that she did over 35 years ago for me.
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11. This made me giggle.

A bunch of woke sprinkles right there.

An ice cream shop I visited.
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12. Look at that gorgeous cat.

She probably had no idea what she’d grabbed as a kitten!

2019 vs 2021
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I could scroll through little stories and pictures like this all day and never get tired of it, I swear.

Which one of these really got you thinking? Let us know in the comments!