Those who have been following my blog know of my love for flowers and their meanings or representation of life.  Today’s post includes an acrostic poem using one of the definitions or representations of, or uses for, Lavender, the subject in today’s image.


Many of our


Salvage us from

Tribulations by

Reminding us of

Unity necessary for

Survival and


copyright Robyn Graham

Lavender for Mistrust

Everything in it’s Own Season

Everything on earth has its own time and its own season. Ecclesiastes 3:1

Our thoughts shape our lives….

“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts.” (Proverbs 4:23)

If only all thoughts could be as beautiful as this butterfly on the lavender……

Listen…Anything Can Be

Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.  – Shel Silverstein

Every time I see my lavender plant I think of my mother.  We spent a couple of hours visiting Peace Valley Lavender Farm a few years ago.  We each purchased a lavender plant.  To date my plant is healthy and each year I am able to enjoy the beautiful and delicately scented flowers.  Despite the odds that it would not grow or be a healthy plant as I’m not an expert gardener, especially when it comes to lavender, it grew, remained healthy, and gives me great pleasure – Anything Can Be….

To learn more about Peace Valley Lavender Farm, or lavender in general, visit