Aloe

AloeThe aloe plant is known for its healing properties. Break a leaf and the sap that oozes out does wonderful things to heal a burn. That same sap will cover over the broken place on the plant and allow it to heal.

What skill that you have developed for healing yourself have you applied to helping others to heal?

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A Single Bluebird

Bluebird of Happiness“A [person’s] interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry list of the fauna and flora of a town.”  Henry David Thoreau

What has become precious to you because you have taken the time to get to know it?

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Prickly

ThornyEventually this spiny seed case will open and spill out the start of new life. Not yet. For now it is just going to defend itself by being prickly.

What do you find yourself defending by being prickly?

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Palm Sunday

Palm SundayIt turns out that it was the same crowd that cheered for Jesus as he entered Jerusalem that jeered him just a little bit further on in the story. Apparently what people are saying about you is not a very good measure of the worth of your actions.

When have you gotten praise for something not very worthy, or blame for something you did right?

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The Courage to Stand Up

dog and horse“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ―J.K. Rowling

When have you had the courage to stand up to a friend or family member?

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