Magic in the Garden

There is a magic in the garden. One can see the cycle of life, plants emerging, others flowering, some healing wounds, and still others dropping leaves and flowers in preparation for their next stage. By nature some are expanding, competing for air and water and space, while others live in cooperation providing benefits to their neighbors and partners. And of course, there is the rich diversity of nature.

Each time I visit it seems different. Not just different plants in bloom, but the magic and wonder of it has somehow shifted. Or maybe it is me that has changed, and I just notice different things. Here are a few I noticed during one of my recent visits.

Palm Flower

Palm Flower

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An Old Wound

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Bat Flower

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Leaf’s End

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Oblivious

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Root

 

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Celebrate the Light

Breaking Free

New Light - 2011

After the darkest day has passed, it feels right to celebrate the light. Just as the return of the sun will bring spring, honoring the light within can feed our sense of wonder.

May this season and the New Year bring wonder and light to everyone.

Light within

A Light Within - 2011

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