Can You See It?

I talk to  my plants.  They hear me.  (At least I pretend they do.)  I believe my plants like hearing they look pretty and are doing a great job of growing.  During a recent plant-whispering moment, I found a beautiful surprise!

Can you see it?

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How about now?

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There was a beautiful (and huge) moth resting in my flower pot!  It didn’t even fly away when I got closer.  I gently reached in and moved the leaves of the plant for a better view.

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The moth didn’t seemed bothered by me being there so I said, “Can you open your wings and show me how pretty you are?”  I kid you not, this beautiful creature opened it’s wings for me (and now you) to behold!

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I thought about how easy it would have been for me to miss the moth.  I might have walked right past the plant and not even noticed it nestled there.  Here comes the analogy for I cannot help myself…

I wonder how often we miss the beauty around us because we are in a hurry or we don’t take time to pause or we simply don’t notice.  We are surrounded by God’s grace, tender mercies and miracles.  Goodness is everywhere.  Beauty fills our world – it’s there, all around us, if we will look, pause, notice, appreciate.

Take 30 seconds today to reflect on the beauty you have seen and felt today.  Pull the leaves aside and look deep.  Let gratitude fill your soul and draw you close to God.  He is there.

Blog to you soon,

Hilary

P.S. Next week is another leather cuff giveaway!  I’m excited.  Will you help me decide which one to share!?  Take a look at the choices here and let me know your vote!

 

2017-12-06T11:56:12+00:00

2 Comments

  1. Deidre June 26, 2017 at 3:03 pm - Reply

    I talk to my flowers and trees too. They love it. There are some fabulous scriptures that talk about plants, creation and their purpose.

  2. Leslie Pippert June 26, 2017 at 7:46 pm - Reply

    I find many frogs among my plants. I love how well they blend in. I know they are safe from my dogs. A little Easter egg hunt for me. I talk to my plants too. Their beauty brings me so much joy that I feel strange not telling them.

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