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Some Don’t Mind

Hummingbirds are still coming to the feeder And a daisy is in bloom in the window box. It may be the middle of winter but some plants and critters don’t seem to mind. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Anniversary Bouquet

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November Rememberings

So many rememberings. . . they crowd in and push at each other like shoppers at sales tables. Let them pass, there’s nothing there I need to hang onto. ©1994 Sharron R. McMillan

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Making Art

When we show up to make art, we need to first get still enough to hear what wants to be expressed through us, and then we need to step out of the way and let it. We must be willing … Continue reading

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Great Art

Great art has this power, this power to grab your attention and suspend it: we stare, sometimes awestruck, sometimes silent, but we cease the restless movement that otherwise characterizes our every waking moment. . . . ~Ken Wilber.

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Something Golden

A miraculous event unfolds when we throw the lead of our personal story into the transformative flames of creativity. Our hardship is transmuted into something golden. With that gold we heal ourselves and redeem the world. ~Mirabai Starr  

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Thanksgiving Cactus

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Cactus Garden

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Kindness

Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient, at least it benefits the bestower. ~ S.H. Simmons

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My Prayer

That I may see the rainbow through the rain, believing that the sun will shine again. That I may live as simple as a flower, content to bloom if only for this hour. And though I may not grace some … Continue reading

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The Cause Of Our Unhappiness

It is our resistance to things as they are that causes most of our unhappiness. ~Richard Rohr

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Brighten The Corner Where You Are

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Mopheads

Hydrangea (Mopheads) macrophylla nikko Deciduous Shrub. In spring thin out weak shoots and prune back flowering shoots nearly to the old wood. Flower: Large round heads of sterile flowers grow at the tops of upright woody stems. Flowering summer to … Continue reading

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Lace Cap Hydrangea

Hydrangea (Lace Cap) macrophylla normalis Planted in 1987 from a cutting a friend gave us. It has bloomed faithfully every year. 2” to 4” flowers, centre fertile blossoms surrounded by lace of large flat sterile blossoms

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Walking in the Woods Nearby

Monotropa uniflora, also known as ghost plant, Indian pipe or corpse plant, is an herbaceous perennial plant native to temperate regions of North America. These perennial plants are generally 4-8 inches tall, with small scale-like leaves, and white five parted … Continue reading

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