To Stay Planted

My friend who I meet for coffee once a month gave me a beautiful mug. It’s a travel mug, which I didn’t have. I usually drink my coffee before leaving the house, so it’s rather liberating knowing my coffee can now travel.

The box has been sitting on the coffee bar, and it’s just as pretty as the mug. Every time I pass by and read the words on the box, the phrase sticks with me for a minute while walking through the house. It’s one of my favorite sayings, “Bloom where you are planted.”

I’ve written about ‘bloom‘ because it fascinates me. What does it take for something to bloom, and waiting to see when it will bloom. Nothing blooms all the time, but just like an actual flower, we have days where blooming comes naturally. It’s no secret 2020 has been a year, and everyone is anxiously awaiting a new year, but we can decide to bloom where we’re planted. To find contentment where we are, and to shower kindness on ourselves and others.

Do what you can, where you are, and with what you have. To bloom where you’re planted works best when you’re willing to stay planted.

5 thoughts on “To Stay Planted

  1. gr8ful_collette

    Catching up on a few of your posts that snuck by me. And, yes, if this year has taught us anything it is to do what we can with what we have. Stop waiting for the right time, as the right time may never come…and it’s always the right time to bloom! Xx

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    1. Letitgocoach

      You know, I noticed by looking at your site, you have several that snuck by me too! They didn’t show up in my Reader. It’s a continual balancing act for me on waiting and being patient for God’s plan to unfold. I’m famous for running out in front of Him, but He patiently reels me back in. And yes lovely. No matter where we are on the journey, it’s important to pause, enjoy the moment and let ourselves bloom. xx


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