After an unexpected nightly cold snap last week, many of our beautiful spring plants suffered from die back, browned crinkly edges, and collapse of my beloved bleeding hearts… but not the grand dame of our gardens – this gorgeous flaming red azalea! While only partially protected from cold winds that whip around our house, she nevertheless decided to bloom in all her glory – every blossom full to bursting with color and light and life! The colors that play through her blossoms are so intense they literally dance with the sheer vibrancy of life force energy pulsing through every petal. She amazes me every year with her grand show, but never so much as this year with such a bold statement that refuses to be dimmed by cold weather or blustery winds or fear.
As our sheltering at home enters the month of May, may we all shine as brightly, take as bold a step to show our true colors, and revel in the exuberance of Spring!
Sending an abundance of light and love,
Read the rest of our Online May Session newsletter published on May 4, 2020!