Have you been there friend?
This plant has looked tired and worn down most of the last year. I’ve almost given up on it too many times to count. When I finally gave it some dedicated attention I realized it literally had no roots; it was just sitting in soggy dirt. “No wonder it’s so pale and lifeless.” I thought and I finally threw it away.
But in a last ditch, heart inspired, rescue and recovery plan I snagged it back out of the trash and whispered, “Let’s try this again”.
Incredibly it did just that.
After a lifeless year, it’s coming back, I see new, fresh growth!
The old soil was wet and a little moldy. I dumped it out, washed the pot and put in fresh stuff. I tenderly placed it back in the pot labeled “grow”, and moved it to a new window.
And so lessons appear from the tired, fading plant ~
• let’s check our soil. What are we sitting in? Is it saturated with the wrong stuff?
• what am I rooted in? Do I even have any roots, or am I simply sitting on top of moldy soil in a pot I didn’t choose, falling over from time to time?
• do you need a fresh perspective? Do you need to change the window you’re looking through?
• and just in case you need someone to whisper this to you, here it is, “Hey there love, let’s try this again.”