Bloom’s New Continuance

Compost Transformed into Roses Cozy Harmony ~d nelson

Wonderful, our continuation into this
new year, dearย refreshed fellow, yet fragile
blossoms in the garden of humanity.

calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh

60 thoughts on “Bloom’s New Continuance

  1. Jet Eliot

    “…fragile blossoms in the garden of humanity.” Lovely words and sentiment, David. And I love the calligraphy and message too. My very best wishes to you for a year ahead of sweet fragrance and gentle breezes.

    1. smilecalm Post author

      thanks to the kindness & support
      of yourself & others
      i’m feeling more like
      fresh blossoms
      than fresh compost, dear Jet!
      wishing you gentle rains
      and warm sunshine moments ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. susanenholm32

    You reminded me of the sign on my bulletin board: “Plant melons, get melons. Plant beans, get beans.” A Chinese proverb.
    Here’s a question about advertisers on your site. What’s with the hairy guy shaving his belly? Lovely roses and message. . . . then, the hairy guy?

    1. smilecalm Post author

      yes, we’re all watering seeds, dear susan!
      i’m sure we’ll do our best
      to water the more wholesome ones.
      i realize there are ads, as i use the free version of wordpress,
      but i have no say about which ads are placed.
      rest assured, that i
      am not the hairy guy ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Linda Arthur Tejera

    Absolutely beautiful. I adore those roses. Your post reminds me of a saying I’ve used off and on for years, “Bloom where you’re planted.” Because life is precious, we must watch what we feed our mind, body, and soul. Wishing you and yours a very blessed New Year, David! ๐Ÿ˜€

    1. smilecalm Post author

      thank you for kindly sharing this wise saying, Linda!
      as more blooms beckon to be reckognized
      i may need to use it for a future post.
      i’m happy it’s been wet, quenching the dryness here,
      so yes
      already a blessing…
      & to you & yours ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. smilecalm Post author

      happiness each moment
      of your new year, dear Michael.
      smiling to your sweet fertilizing
      of mine & all’s roots!
      so much beauty & goodness arises
      with our simple coming together. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. smilecalm Post author

      thank you for your gardener’s wisdom, dear Sue!
      knowing that you’re doing your best to blossom
      inspires me to reach towards the sky
      and let my pedals down ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. smilecalm Post author

      i’m grateful for your expressing
      what is difficult, real & true, dear Michele!
      i imagine you & many others helping
      those with real needs
      here in the garden.
      wishing you joy & strength in 2019 ๐Ÿ™‚


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