The milkweed lesson

I love to work in my yard.  I find it to be calming and restorative as well as invigorating.  Today, it was a windy day, strangely chilly for South Florida this time of year.   We have milkweed in the butterfly garden and the wind was picking up milkweed pods and scattering them haphazardly about the yard.

I began to think how they are picked up and slung around, bruised and sometimes broken, torn into pieces, yet they flutter about doing good, throwing seed to and fro.

It reminded me of us.  We can learn from mistakes, grow from struggles, keep the faith and still yield some good fruit that is beneficial to others.  Nature always teaches if we just stop to observe.

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  1. A wonderful commentary on life!

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