Thankful Thursday

Thankful for a few reminders this week: First, sometimes when and where we least expect it, we could find a reason to smile. Reminder number two:  Storms don’t just bring lightning and thunder and downpours. They also bring rain that waters plants, rain that induces growth.  Rain helps plants bear fruit (or vegetables!)  one day. Reminder number three:  Good things take time. Beautiful old water oaks were once tiny little acorns. Yes, good things take time. It’s sad when anRead more

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

Simple Design

For a season it beautifully blooms because that’s what it was designed to do And we can all enjoy the beauty Then…the blooms fade and the work begins For flowers weren’t just made to bloom and be beautiful They have a purpose Yes, the flower’s work is to make seeds Seeds that will be planted, Seeds that will spread and grow and impact their little space. and impact their world and one day, bear flowers that bloom beautifully Flowers that willRead more