A Magical Monday to All…

Monday morning is usually a difficult day for many, for it involves alarm clocks, reality checks and rigid schedules.  Coming off a restful and relaxing weekend can be brutal! As I made my way out to the barn, early this morning, I felt a bit of magic in the air!   Knowing I would have two grumpy horses on my hands, due to the heat and flies, I knew I had to get an early start.  I have to admit, I was lacking the usual bounce in my step, due to the humidity.  Feeling the magical beauty of Mother Nature blessed me with a nice cup of energy!

After finishing with morning chores, I heading up to the garden to start the numerous sprinklers that would quench the thirst of the fruits and veggies, begging for rain.  I opened the silver gate to my magical world and headed to the garden cottage, passing rows of luscious raspberries and blackberries.  As I turned to my left, the magical glow appeared…

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The hundreds of morning glories had opened!  The fairies were fluttering about in swarms, looking for the perfect bloom to call home!  I was frustrated, once again that the “real” camera was in the house.  My i-phone would have to do for now.  The sunlight was perfect and I did not want to head back up to the house and miss a single moment of magic!

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Each Fall, I collect the morning glory seeds to plant the next season.  I am always on the hunt for new varieties to add to the fence line.  I love sharing seeds, so if anyone would like a bit of magic sent to them this fall, don’t hesitate to ask!

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This ruffled double morning glory was a new addition this year.  Although they are not as prolific as the traditional morning glories, they are fabulous in their own way!

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I have been planting morning glories since I was a little girl and I never tire of their magical glow…

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This perky plum sure had something to say this morning!
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The adorable bumble bum! (giggle-giggle)
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Such beauty and grace…
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The magical bumble!

My wish is that my friends, near and far, will be touched by a little magic today.  No matter how busy life becomes, remember to stop and take in the magic of Mother Nature.  She will fill you up and sustain you…

Listen to the trees…

Laugh with the flowers…

Soak up the sun’s rays…

Ask questions to the waters…

Spread joy and love with all you do…

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

Roda

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When Words Just Happen…

As the sun slowly fades away,
tucking itself in gently beneath the trees,
the moon calls the stars out to play.

One by one, they emerge throughout the sky,
releasing wishes for hopeful dreamers looking on. 

As the final rays disappear beneath the trees,
the fairies begin their flight,
dancing and laughing in the moonlight.

Listen closely, for you can hear their stories…
magical tales of years gone by. 

Tonight is filled with magic and wonder and beauty.
As humans rest their weary souls,
night awakens…

Filling heads with dreams of wonder and hopeful wishes.

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For those of you that have been following Growing Self from the beginning, you might recall the post “Let It Flow”, which shares my writing process.

https://growingself.blog/2017/03/20/let-it-flow/#more-1418?iframe=true&theme_preview=true

Much of what I write begins as a dictation into my phone.  Words just happen…  This post is a perfect example of just that.  I trust in the flow and just let the words be what they will…

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

Roda