Greenery: The Great Blending

How right it is to love flowers, the blending of mossy meadows with the greenery of pines and ivy, grass, and hawthorn hedges; they have been with us from the very beginning. 
         ------Vincent Van Gogh
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Humanity is our greenery: One great blended family, planted from the beginning with seeds of compassion, gentleness, kindness and patience.
       ------G. Hill
Forest, Moss, Nature, Lush, Green, Vegetation, Mossy
Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
       ------Colossians 3:12
Leaves, Green, Plant, Nature, Green Leaf, Spring
A seed knows how to wait… a seed is alive while it waits.
           — Hope Jahren
Suckers, Tender Shoots Of Plants, Green Plants, Earth
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
        — Lao Tzu
Sprouts, Seedling, Microgreen, Seedlings, Bed
Truth is like a seed; no matter how deep you bury it, it will rise.
― Matshona Dhliwayo
Fern, Growth, Nature, Green, Plant, Unfold, Flora
Greenery has energy to uncoil perceptions that bind the mind.
-----G. Hill
Tulip, Bulb, Emerge, Tip, Translucent, Spring, Flower
Even in darkness, we discover our resilience, breaking through the crust of winter.
------- G. Hill
Earth, Globe, Birth, New, Develop
               Behold, I will do a new thing. 
Now it shall spring forth. 
Shall you not know it? 
I will even make a way 
In the wilderness, 
And rivers in the desert.
     ----Isaiah 43:19
Isle Of Skye, Scotland, Sunset, Dusk, Beautiful
Take a look above you, 
Discover the view, 
If you haven't noticed,
Please do. 
Please do.                       
      ------Sesame Street
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It's Not Easy Being Green

It's not that easy being green;
Having to spend each day the color of the leaves.
When I think it could be nicer being red, or
yellow or gold-
or something much more colorful like that.

It's not easy being green.
It seems you blend in with so many other
ordinary things.
And people tend to pass you over 'cause you're
not standing out like flashy sparkles in the water-
or stars in the sky.

But green's the color of Spring.
And green can be cool and friendly-like.
And green can be big like an ocean, or important
like a mountain, or tall like a tree.

When green is all there is to be
It could make you wonder why, but why wonder why?
Wonder, I am green, and it'll do fine,
it's beautiful!

And I think it's what I want to be.
     -----Kermit, The Muppets
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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Nancy E Buhrer says:

    Gloria, these pictures are so beautiful as the connect with the scripture- what a beautiful message! thank you!


    1. It’s funny that the color green gets a back rap: green with envy, or green as unripe or unready. I long for green in the winter.


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