The In Between

Since publishing All or Nothing, I’ve been practicing holding the pose in that ‘in between’ area of life. Walking the ‘fine line’, between all or nothing. Monday, I was driving to get a haircut and the CD player switched CD’s to a teaching I hadn’t heard in years. I didn’t remember having preacher/teacher CD’s loadedContinue reading “The In Between”

Prop Yourself Up

My feet were resting on the step as I placed the piping hot cup of Joe beside me on the wooden planks. I was watching the day begin sitting on the front porch, and not even in a chair, but on the porch itself. My gaze shifted to the Hibiscus that showed me something yesterdayContinue reading “Prop Yourself Up”

Breathtaking

I’ve been caring for it since March. My philosophy while caring for flowers is: “You’re either gonna thrive or die.” I shower them with love, and a lot of them have been loved to death. This one plant in particular is a Hibiscus, which is relatively easy to grow. When purchased, it wasn’t in bloom,Continue reading “Breathtaking”

There’s No Rush

The hibiscus in my previous post has another bloom. It was just starting to open, but I wondered how quickly it would bloom, so I snapped this picture to capture the moment. Each morning, I take a moment to step out on the front porch to assess my surroundings. They are a reflection of the careContinue reading “There’s No Rush”

When It’s Time

We learn from our surroundings. A couple of weeks ago, I saw this hibiscus plant at the market. The price was marked way down because it’s at the end of it’s season. It looked so healthy and full of buds that I had to bring it home. It would be the last of the blooms.Continue reading “When It’s Time”

Ready to Bloom

I was on my way to an AA meeting yesterday, and stopped by to see Stephanie. She is my plant Guru. I’m not sure she realizes the magnificent healing she has brought to my life through these plants she encouraged me to bring home. It was time to buy my first one that would bloom.Continue reading “Ready to Bloom”