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The soothing Sunday thoughts: I refuse to go with the flow

I’d like you to read and either Like or Comment on Inese’s post. English is not her first language, and she has written this lovely post and I know she’d like some comment on it. Inese is a Canadian artist.

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To sit in the backyard and watch everything growing,

To see how blooms come up and how tomatoes get red.

Do you have time for that?

I refuse to be caught up in the trap of the endless rushing.

I simply refuse to burn out myself chasing a mystery.

Must haves and must dos, must sees and must becomes:

It’s a lost competition for me.

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I have to be part of the growing:

To watch children growing,

To see the garden growing,

To witness myself growing old and then older.

And growing becomes a part of me.

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The greens of the backyard: are they ever soothing!

Plants have no growing concerns and no fear from their fate.

The greens: such a miraculous, endlessly calming quietness!

This must be the secret of growing:

At our own pace, at our own terms.

At the end, we all become ancient cities:

Lost somewhere…

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30 thoughts on “The soothing Sunday thoughts: I refuse to go with the flow”

      1. Good. wishing you blessings of health, strength and inspiration, dear Levi. I will be eager to hear from you after you’ve read An Honest House, for reasons you will see when you read. Sending you big hugs.

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