This has been a big theme for me over the last 6 months. The idea of "destroy before you create" as Danielle LaPorte so eloquently puts it.
But back to the innate wisdom of plants.
I had faith in his innate being. I had faith that with water, sunshine, and good vibes, he would show up and find his true purpose, his reason for existing, once again.
I think that is pretty cool.
(Mark Nepo has a beautiful piece on this process in "Seven Thousand Ways to Listen". You can purchase it through my Amazon store via the "Shop" page)
Nearly a month later, Baxter is full in bloom. He makes me smile throughout the day. Its like we are in this together.
We need to close and let go in order to survive. Yet, we need to be open and to trust in order to grow.
What are you holding on to that is holding you back?
How can you be more open and trusting?
Where can you apply the wisdom of plants in your own life?
What does your own rebirth or blossoming look like?