Tag: Nature

The Great Warrior Rose

It is quite magical to come upon a blooming rose bush in the middle of the forest with a shaft of sunlight shining on her sweetly scented flowers through a break in the tree canopy.  While her flowers are dainty and small, there is… Continue Reading “The Great Warrior Rose”

Magnolia – Ancient Crone of Flowers

The magnolia flower is OLD.  I mean really OLD.  She is thought to be one of the “most primitive” of the flowering plant families, with fossilized specimens around 95 MILLION years old, and origins likely 140 million to 250 million years ago.  These flowers… Continue Reading “Magnolia – Ancient Crone of Flowers”

Extended Family Indeed!

When I came upon the sea of mottled green and purple leaves with a chorus of delicate yellow flowers bowing their heads, my jaw dropped open and I felt such deep awe and wonder that I couldn’t speak.  The sheer number of these flowers… Continue Reading “Extended Family Indeed!”

Just Be Still

Stillness and serenity.  A welcome balm, yet how often do we allow ourselves to fully relax into them?   Recently, I stumbled upon a wide still stream, having little idea of the depth of the treasure I would find there when I first found a… Continue Reading “Just Be Still”