My dress is ripped!

  When I add a spoon of honey to my tea, I give thanks to a dozen bees for the work of their whole lives. When my finger sweeps the final drop of sweetness from the jar, I know we've enjoyed the nectar from over a million flowers. This is what honey is: the souls... Continue Reading →

The temptation!

Glowing red berries, growing wild down the street, luring me as I pass by... Now I can understand why Adam couldn'd resist the forbidden fruit! The beginning of all temptation lies in a wavering mind and little trust in God, for as a rudderless ship is driven hither and yon by waves, so a careless... Continue Reading →

Dark Mystery!

Waiting to be unveiled... so huge and beautiful! Hibiscus 'Dark Mystery' has large flowers up to 9" across with a bold, cherry red central eye atop burgundy foliage. These perennial hibiscus belong to the mallow family (Malvaceae). Found this stunning beauty in the neighbourhood last evening as we decided to walk along a different route!... Continue Reading →

Pretty pops in purple…

New blooms in the garden are such a pleasant surprise in the morning, especially when you aren't expecting them! The first of this season...   “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson Hoping good old times will soon be here... Have a great week ahead! Posted for FOTD – August 3

Queen Anne’s lace!

interesting legend behind the name... Queen Anne’s lace earned its common name from a legend that tells of Queen Anne of England (1665-1714) pricking her finger and a drop of blood landed on white lace she was sewing. Belonging to the carrot family, Queen Anne’s lace is a biennial that is also known as wild... Continue Reading →

The inevitable change…

Pretty in purple! “I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” -Jimmy Dean Have a beautiful day! Posted for  SQUAREPERSPECTIVES - 26 and FOTD – July 26

Pretty spiky!

or pretty n spiky! “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” -  Laura Ingalls Wilder   Take time to stop n admire nature! Explore your neighbourhood - Have a beautiful weekend! Posted for - FOTD – July 25

Prolonged beauty…

On my kitchen counter now! This rose has an amazing fragrance and I knew it would soon wilt, if left in the scorching sun outdoors...  So I decided to put it in a vase indoors to prolong it's beauty and enjoy it's fragrance a little longer... Have a great day! Posted for FOTD – July 24

Blooming…

“Blooming and withering both are inevitable. Let's stay graceful in the process.” ― Nitya Prakash My prayer today - Oh God give me the strength to deal with the problems, big or small, gracefully with wisdom. Have a blessed day! Posted for - FOTD – July 22

Pretty n poised!

  Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. - Luther Burbank Have a happy day! Posted for - FOTD – July 21  

A fallen flower…

  Flowers whisper "Beauty!" to the world, even as they fade, wilt and fall - Dr. SunWolf Let your beauty shine even in difficult times... Have a beautiful day! Posted for - The Cosmic Photo Challenge - the rough with the smooth and FOTD – July 20

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