On a Wing and a Prayer

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Small miracles surround us. Hummingbirds…

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Baby Mourning Doves…

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Honey bees…

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and Love in a Mist (aptly named).

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This collection of miracles flew in just a week ago on a wing (traveling from Taiwan – where it’s not so good to be a dog) and a prayer (of rescue and a forever home).

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One – Mary – has already found her way there.

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Abigail – another of the ten Reservoir Dogs rescued from a hoarding situation – has recovered from her ear surgery and also found her way home this weekend.

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In a world that sometimes feels filled with bad news, these small miracles help to balance our corner of the universe.

Two seasons ago, all Maria had to do was plop a sunflower seed in the ground and it sprouted a stalk rising over our heads.

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Last year was disappointing, and this year’s seeds and sprouts have either been swept away or served up to snails as appetizers (balancing out the snails’ universe, I guess). She is still putting her faith in another round of seedlings started at home; but she put her money on a few sunflowers from the nursery.

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Sometimes, prayer just needs a little help.

“Grow flowers of gratitude in the soil of prayer.” ~ Terri Guillemets

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Happy week, all.

11 comments

  1. Happy Mothers Day! Sorry I’m so late, but it has been a busy day of sleeping in, having breakfast at lunchtime, watching our Atlanta Braves FINALLY sweep a visiting team, having pizza for dinner, and watching “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” before two episodes of M*A*S*H. Almost all of which was intertwined with laughter as Ducky tried to catch a fly that had followed us in from the backyard. I wish I’d been able to get video!

  2. So wonderful – I hope one day to have a chance to see Gardens for Goldens, it’s a treasure worth savoring. Great way to start my week. Good week back at you!

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