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audio 01:41 The Hydrangeas Are Doing Well

The Hydrangeas Are Doing Well

Four years ago we transplanted ten or so hydrangea bushes at the Center. They are now providing us with small white blooms. It can take some time for shrubs to begin to pay dividends as it also often happens with acts of kindness.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/23/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:16 The Lily Parade Continues

The Lily Parade Continues

More varieties of lilies are in bloom, spreading cheer throughout the Center. We are now in the heart of summer with so much to see and appreciate each day. Nature has given us a way to discover life again for the first time through the lilies.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/22/2020 06:00 AM

audio 02:22 Leading the Way

Leading the Way

Often when I drive down the old road going back and forth to the cabin, a large bird will swoop over the vehicle leading the way. Recently it paused and perched on a limb over the road. I think Nature is reminding me that we all have a Source that leads u

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/21/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:18 Nature at Work

Nature at Work

Nature has been very busy lately growing fruits, vegetables, grass, and leaves. It is a wonderful time to take a few moments wherever you are, even if it is just looking out a window, to observe this season of growth.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/20/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:28 Glistenung in the Rain

Glistenung in the Rain

The pink daylily glistened in the rain. It stood out during this dull day. I thought of how car commercials wet down roads to help make the cars they are trying to sell stand out. I thought of people who glisten with positive energy as they shine their li

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/19/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:25 A Cloudy Day

A Cloudy Day

Every once in a while during this hot dry summer we will get a cloudy day, one that hints of rain. It can be a welcome change and a chance to observe the world from a little different perspective. Any kind of day can present the opportunity to appreciate

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/18/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:33 Wild Blueberries

Wild Blueberries

We are fortunate to have wild blueberries growing on the mountainside. I have watched them since the first buds appeared in late spring, and now as the fruit is turning blue, look forward to blueberry muffins. Nature provides us with many treats both tast

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/17/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:29 Red Head

Red Head

I watched a large male turkey grub its way across the fresh cut lawn after a rain storm. Its feathers shined in the sunlight, especially its bright red head. I was not the only one taking notice. A hummingbird swooped in for a closer look. Nature is so a

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/16/2020 06:00 AM