Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Nurturing Mother

A few months ago, these orchids held so much promise. Two stems burst forth with no less than a dozen buds. We awaited a magnificent display of gorgeous flowers. 

Yet something went wrong. Perhaps due to a lack of watering, or lack of fertilization, the buds that held such promise of beauty never bloomed.  In fact, they shriveled up and fell off the branches altogether.

As I reflected on what went wrong, I realized: this is the perfect picture of our children’s souls...
 Keep reading at Heavenly Glimpses, where I am guest posting today on the life-giving value of choosing to intentionally nurture our children and cause their lives to bloom.
 (Simply click on the links, or go here).

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