where ya land

So I love the saying, “Bloom where you’re planted.” But my thought today?  It is simply ‘Grow where ya land…’  And this rogue Sunflower mustering up one little petal as it takes root in the gutter and reaches toward the sun…well the visual sums it up pretty perfectly. And it made me smile and inspired me and even gave me a little courage. I could write volumes on my thoughts…but will spare you of the unabridged version today… Yeah, sometimes,Read more

…Consider the lilies…(and the violets…)

I saw lots of beautiful things at the river the other day.  There was rushing water exploding over rocks and branches and pushing the boundaries of the riverbank with it’s powerful force.  There were blues and greens and browns and even some reds in the trees.  And then, there was this beautiful little violet.  In January?  Yep.  In January.  I guess the warm weather had coaxed it from staying underground.  It emerged from the vast covering of brown leaves andRead more