Is a flower to be called a ‘weed’ just because it grew in the wrong place or at the wrong time? Are there ‘weeds’ in your life that may truly be flowers if you take a second look?
A quiet moment
Remembering the children’s rhyme, “April showers bring May flowers …” Does that bring back a few memories?
Apple blossoms are a sure indicator that spring is indeed coming … no matter how many blizzards still lurk, severe thunderstorms impact cities and rural areas alike, and tornadoes wreak havoc as they choose. Spring will come. Winter must finally recede.
Spring is just a promise away … and we’ll forget the freezing cold, the snow, ice storms, pelting hail and all the other trials of winter. At least for a few months.
Imagine the ‘quiet moments’ spent in a fabulously well-stocked library like this one.
And may this spring bring peace to war-torn countries throughout our world.
During this Daylight Saving Time, remember to take some time for yourself. Since it’ll be later, watch the sunset a little longer. Call an old friend instead of sending a quick email. Bake cookies for a neighbor, when it isn’t anywhere near the holidays. Pat the dog more often. Let the cat sit on your …
An engaging picture to remove your thoughts from anxiety, stress and worry, for a few moments. You simply can’t look at teddy bears, butterflies, tiny flowers in a sunlit meadow and books to share, without setting troubles aside for a few moments.
Just a day or two ago, these jonquils had been battered by strong winds and then weighed down by snow, causing their heads to droop nearly to the ground. And now with a little sunshine, they’re proclaiming spring is on the horizon. Optimism in the teeth of adversity. Another reminder to keep on, petal by …
Interesting how any beautiful flower immediately brightens up a room and lifts everyone’s spirits. It’s also interesting that no matter what colors are side by side in a garden, they never seem to clash in hue.