Growth involves unfurling. When I can step back from the experiences that stretch me, many levels of beauty become obvious.
May I cooperate more fully with the natural cycles that flow through my body-mind-spirit-life. Help me to release resistance as I become aware of it.
- Come, my beloved…let us go out early to the vineyards, and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened and the pomegranates are in bloom. Song of Songs 7:11-12
- I [Paul] planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. 1 Corinthians 3:6
The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. Isaiah 35:1
Invitation to prayer
Bring to mind and heart an area of growth that is unfurling in your life. As you consider it, and feel its presence, what prayers are emerging in your heart, mind, body and imagination? Pray them now.
Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus Carota) in different stages of blossoming. Photographed growing on a labyrinth in Random, Wisconsin (USA).