The sun has set and the Vesper lights flicker and glow
Flowers remind us of God’s refreshing and re-creating love
I am reminded of the love, mercy, grace, and renewal which the Spirit of God offers us
Thomas Merton wrote the following in his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain.
There is not a flower that opens, not a seed that falls into the ground, and not an ear of wheat that nods on the end of its stalk in the wind that does not preach and proclaim the greatness and the mercy of God to the whole world. There is not an act of kindness or generosity, not an act of sacrifice done, or a word of peace and gentleness spoken, not a child’s prayer uttered, that does not sing hymns to God before his throne, and in the eyes of men, and before their faces.
May the flowers…
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