Tender, Yet Tenacious, Tendrils

Dedicated to Valerie who reminded me of the tenacious ivy, her metaphor for prayer.

Ornament, Heading, Nature, Bay, Polypody, Invitation
Faced with obstacles of concrete or steep walls,  the tenacious ivy can barely hang on, yet its tendrils find a way onward and upward.
       -------G. Hill
Ivy, Facade, Climber Plant, Wall, Building, Housewall
Who so loves, believes in the impossible.
      -----Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Ivy, Climbing Plant, Creeper, Plant
The tendrils of a new, deeper form of spirituality are growing. It's the greening under the surface crust of consciousness and social paradigm. 
        — Jean Houston
Windows, Walls, Ivy, Plants, Vines
That is faith, cleaving to the Lord, twining round Him with all the tendrils of our heart, as the vine does round its support.
          — Alexander MacLaren
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Against all odds, a seed rises from darkness and beautifies the universe.
― Matshona Dhliwayo

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Nancy E Buhrer says:

    yes this is definitely about faith- perfect analogy to tendrils! Thank you!

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