If you believe the botanists, competition for light among plants is grim, a kind of no-holds-barred warfare. You see this competition even within a single plant or tree, the upper leaves denying light to those below them, the lower branches dying. It does not work that way with us, thank God! Humans seek light in the form of inspiration and, having been inspired, share the light. Sometimes we glow. Sometimes we shimmer and shine. There’s no telling when, but everyone can.

Photo of Virginia creeper and another plant growing along Q Street N.W. in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Photo and text copyright 2019 by Danny N. Schweers.

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Rosemary wrote:
You are a master in art and in philosophy. I love your photo prayers. This photo made my heart beat faster.

Hugh wrote:
Thank you. I must say that botanists these days are finding that plants cooperate, to an amazing degee, however. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130201132334.htm

Nina wrote:
What a lovely thought!

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