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The Joy of Being Rooted

Caspedia produces round flowers that can reach the size of a tennis ball. The flowers bloom almost all year in warm climates.

Being fully present these days is hard! There are many things seeking our attention. From what to eat, what to wear, and what to do to there is not enough time for XYZ. Nature, however reminds us that BEING ROOTED is the key to THRIVE. If you have seen a lone plant thriving amongst the dead ones, you know what I am talking about.

Throughout my journey of raising and then accidentally killing plants; a lot of them have actually thrived because I paused, observed and then adjusted either (a) their environment or (b) sunlight or (c) water or all.

If we are rooted in Christ and we still listen to the mindless chatter: negative self-talk & not believing in our capabilities then we are actually leaning away from light. However, if we adjust our thoughts, align them with our purpose of serving each other – we would truly thrive!

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Beginnings

Baby pink Hydrangea
Pink Hydrangea

Monday’s are my absolute favorite! Yes, even when I don’t feel like working or the to-do lists seem endless – it’s the first day of the work week and sets the tone for the rest of the days.  There was a time when I used to resent the Mondays until a few years ago when I started seeing Monday for what it truly was – a fresh start 🙂

Hydrangeas are so beautiful and this baby pink is so gorgeous! I leave you here with quotes on beginnings:

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” —Meister Eckhart


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Bloom Where You Are Planted

Black Eyed Susan

Starting today, I’ll be sharing picture(s) of flower/nature every Monday. To encourage and remind myself the wonder of creation and to appreciate the beauty surrounding us. Happy Monday!

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