#ThursdayTreeLove | The Prayer I Needed

Impressionist Cherry Blossoms

A brief encounter with the cherry blossoms was the prayer my soul needed.

Praying
Mary Oliver

It doesn’t have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don’t try
to make them elaborate, this isn’t
a contest but the doorway

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.


I am joining Parul Thakur for #ThursdayTreeLove every second and fourth Thursday of the month. If you would like to play along, post a picture of a tree on your blog and link it back to her latest #treelove post. If you need more cherry blossoms, click the link.

7 thoughts on “#ThursdayTreeLove | The Prayer I Needed

    • Chandra Lynn says:

      I agree about Oliver’s poem. And yes, you can participate in #ThursdayTreeLove. That’s all the hashtag you need and just share your link on Parul’s post! Easy-peasy! We’d love to see your trees!

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