soak it up

It’s been a weekend to reflect, absorb and be gentle. The sun has kept to its part of the bargain, welcoming me outside with open arms to show me the circle of life all around.

By the back door lies a bed of succulents. They remind me of my childhood, both my parents and my uncle have them scattered around the houses. I had forgotten why I love them so. There’s something in their tenacity, in their texture and in their seeming patience…