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audio 01:31 Promise for the Future

Promise for the Future

The partially grown green apples in the orchard show promise for a future harvest in the fall. Right now, I am already beginning to imagine the smell of a hot apple pie. Dreams become realities when we focus on their potentials.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/31/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:51 Nature's Investment in the Future

Nature's Investment in the Future

A single Lupine plant produces many seeds that will provide new growth in future years. Nature can often heal what man ravages. Man can help by sowing seeds of gratitude and kindness, investing in the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/30/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:36 Filled With Life

Filled With Life

The little “frog” pond at the Center is filled with life. Besides frogs there are several varieties of water plants that create a peaceful focus for visitors to the grounds. Some minds are filled with life while others remain stagnant.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/29/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:29 Kissing Cousins

Kissing Cousins

Two flowers that are related but one is wild and the other is cultivated are Queen Ann’s lace and Yarrow. The white wild blooms have spread in the Lupine Field. I am reminded how we may be related to unrelated people.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/28/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:43 A Moment of Silence

A Moment of Silence

I walked on the soft rain-soaked ground to the Lupine Field and gazed across the valley. The mountains in the distance were covered with clouds. I stood alone in silence, finding peace from within from the busy world below.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/27/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:01 Many Shades of Green in Hosta

Many Shades of Green in Hosta

When I photographed the leaves of a Hosta plant, I wondered how many shades of green were in the leaves. There are so many different shades in life for us to discover.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/26/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:47 Nature Provides a Drink of Water

Nature Provides a Drink of Water

It has been a hot dry summer, and fortunately Nature has provided a lingering drink of water for the earth over the past few days. It is also a great time for humans to pause for a moment and refresh their souls.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/25/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:45 The Lilies Just Keep on Blooming

The Lilies Just Keep on Blooming

It seems as if my whole focus this summer has been on lilies although my attempt is to be mindful each day of all the beauty surrounding me. There is always something new to discover, even in the lilies.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/24/2018 06:00 AM