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audio 01:37 Maturing Growth

Maturing Growth

The summer growing season is just about over in the field. The grass and lupine have gone to seed. Before long I will mow. It is a timeless ritual that has gone on for centuries. It is a time to reflect on the maturing growth of the summer.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/14/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:00 Beauty Comes in Many Sizes

Beauty Comes in Many Sizes

I have come to appreciate the flowers that Nature provides. There are large ones and there are tiny ones, so small that they are often overlooked. Nature reminds us that beauty comes in many sizes.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/13/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:19 Clues in the Wall

Clues in the Wall

I recently discovered what looked like a shelf in an old stone wall that I had passed by for ages. It may have held something special many years ago. Of course, it could be just my imagination, but I have discovered other clues nearby.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/12/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:38 Late Yellows

Late Yellows

The late yellow daylilies are opening, nearly two months after the earlier yellow variety. In life, there are late bloomers that often get overlooked when they develop their abilities. The same with the flowers; one needs to look to see.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/11/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:19 What do you Knead

What do you Knead

When I made bread the other day I thought back to my mother and grandmother who faithfully kneaded the dough and to the wonderful aroma that filled the kitchen while it baked. Kneading the dough helps us with life’s needs.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/10/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:06 Summer Pinks

Summer Pinks

I enjoy the pastel colors of summer, especially the pinks that blend in with the green leaves. Life often takes on a pastel flow as the lazy days drift by faster than the rest of the year. It is time to set fall goals.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/09/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:32 Tiny Growth

Tiny Growth

At the peak of the growing season each year there are sprouts from tree stumps that can grow over four feet, covering up many of the tiny plants on the forest floor. In life, slow steady progress often is more productive then big flashy displays.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/08/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:30 Studying the Sky

Studying the Sky

From the top of the mountain I can watch the clouds move across the sky. I look for guidance in the images I see. I often wonder if the Cosmos is listening to me as I seek, and the answer always comes back, “Trust.”

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/06/2017 03:00 AM