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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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Rose Campion

Rose Campion Lychnis coronaria Natural Herbaceous, short-lived perennial. An old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe. From the Greek lychno for lamp because the flowers glow. Will usually self-seed for many years. Seedlings that form may be easily moved in … Continue reading

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True Love

Love is not determined by the worthiness of the object. Love is determined by the giver of the love. ~Richard Rohr

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Grateful

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” ~Alphonse Karr

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Life Is A Rose Garden

We’ve survived much, and created beauty out of it and now we get to live in the centre of it all. Our needs are simple and few, We are very blessed. ©2001 Sharron R. McMillan

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Love’s Transforming Power

If there is a secret to love’s transforming power, surely it must lie in its uncanny ability to call forth who we truly are. ~Richard Rohr

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Garden Delight Rose

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Mock Orange Bush

Late spring-blooming deciduous bush. Not a true orange, its name supposedly derives from the fragrant white flowers which are thought to resemble that of orange blossoms. An old-fashioned favourite. Flowers: large white, fragrant flowers blooming in late spring. Full sun … Continue reading

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Write It Off

Write off debt and write off loss what no longer works just toss, recycle schemes, renew, amend Write off stuff but not good friends. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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English Daisies

Daisy (English) Bellis perennis Small Perennial.  Leafless stems to 1 to 6” tall. Flowers in the spring, to 1” across, pinkish or white.  A friend from England gave us a few roots in 2000.  We planted them in one spot … Continue reading

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