Sometimes Mondays

Moving Beyond the Obvious

So.  I have that deck of Sacred Invitations cards, y'know?*  Every now and then, I shuffle the deck and pull out a new card and stick it on my desk.  To think about and ponder and live with for awhile.  To see where it takes me.

Yesterday, I pulled this card.


And I laughed out loud.
Because I just randomly pulled the "grow" card from a deck of 48 cards?  Now?  


So initially, I thought . . . no brainer here, right? Because spring has arrived all of a sudden.  (As it does.)  And my garden is finally waking up.  GROW . . . it's just all around me.  I can see it.  Nothing to think about.  No need to ponder.


As the day wore on, though, I kept thinking about the card and the word.  What seems simple and obvious at first glance . . . is often deeper and more complicated.  If you consider.  And really look.  And open yourself just a little bit.

Maybe . . . there's more to this card than the obvious connection to spring and my garden and its coming to life again.


So I'm going to live with this word for a bit.  To see where it might lead me (besides the garden).  What can I explore?  How can I grow?  Where will I go?


Let's see. . . 


*(Click here if you don't know what I'm talking about with these cards.)


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Now, that is interesting! The obvious and the not so obvious! I can't wait to see where this goes!


Oh yes, I think there's more to this...

Meanwhile, HELLO SUMMER! Sheesh. I am LOVING all of the things that are GROWING in my yard!!


I think there's often a deeper meaning to so many things that seem obvious on the surface. GROW is the perfect word for right now for many reasons, I'm sure.


I don't believe in coincidences ... this card was meant for you right now! I look forward to seeing where it takes you - to the garden for sure, but also to a few other new places!


What a great word! So many possibilities, so many options. Looking forward to reading where it takes you. I think I need one of those decks of cards.


It's good to think, and then think more and deeper! With everything going on outdoors, it's almost impossible to ignore growth, but I think you're making a wise choice to live with the word and see where it will lead you. I'm looking forward to seeing where that might be (and of course, seeing your garden also)!


A most excellent word Kym! One we should all consider now and again. :-)


I have never met a person who grows more than you do, every minute, every day, every year!


Grow - what an intriguing word with so many possibilities.


You might see your word grow proliferly!


And as you grow, so shall we...for I love how you share "lessons" with us; thank you! To be continued ...


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