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audio 01:43 Not for the Faint of Heart

Not for the Faint of Heart

I watched as the limb of a tree close to the house was trimmed by a climber tethered to a rope. The job was not for the faint of heart. Then again, there are many things along our path of life that take courage to take the risk of succeeding.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/07/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:35 Keeping Memories Alive

Keeping Memories Alive

I have become aware over the years that listeners to this podcast often remember events in their own lives with fond recollections. The plants that came from my mother’s gardens serve to remind me of positive experiences from the past.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/06/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:36 Proof that Seeds Can Spread

Proof that Seeds Can Spread

I am grateful that the seeds from flowers I transplanted years ago have spread throughout the portions of our un-mowed lawn. Seeds, including acts of kindness, do spread if we take the risk of planting them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/05/2019 06:05 AM

audio 01:18 Hiding in the Field

Hiding in the Field

As I progressed along the path around the Lupine Field, I caught a flash of bright pink. It was a tiny pink wildflowers hiding in the grass. I could have easily missed this hidden treasure if I wasn’t looking for the unexpected joys in Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/04/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:36 King of the Colors

King of the Colors

One of my favorite colors is the deep blue found in iris and sweet pea blooms. It is truly a royal color fit for royal flowers. It is also a wonderful opportunity as I look into the depth of a plant to pause and reflect on many things.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/03/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:18 Big Flower, Delicate Smell

Big Flower, Delicate Smell

I am always amazed by the large peony flower which has such a delicate smell. I recently enjoyed a walk where there were several of these plants in bloom. I paused to enjoy and be grateful.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/02/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:44 Passing by the Window

Passing by the Window

My wife made a photo collage of animals that passed by our window closest to the woods over the past few weeks. Most of them we did not realize had come that close to the house. There is a lot in life that is real but remains unseen.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/01/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:31 From Flower to Fruit

From Flower to Fruit

I noticed as I was photographing blackberry flowers that the tiny fruit had already started to form, and I was reminded how ideas in our minds start as tiny fruit that when grown to maturity have the opportunity to nourish many.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/30/2019 06:17 AM