Flowers and Fire . . . Smiles and Spirits


Fireweed is named for its ability to rapidly colonize areas burned by fire. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance, and hope for a peaceful future.

Fireweed
Poppy

Wandering the woods today my thoughts drifted into a muddled ambivalence. Past fires have regretfully scorched areas of my life … yet . . . I’m forever grateful having been mercifully spared, anticipating a forever peaceful future.

Flowers produce smiles, and smiles lift spirits. Native fireweed and poppy blooms lifted mine today.

“... I am going to prepare s place for you …” – John 14:2
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Keep Looking Up . . . His best is yet to come!

5 thoughts on “Flowers and Fire . . . Smiles and Spirits

    1. Although not regarded necessarily as a Christian hymn, Bette Midler’s song The Rose has always encouraged me to have the patience to wait out life’s storms, resting in His assurance they too shall pass … hold on sister, every cloud runs out of rain.

      Keep Looking Up +

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