Bits of energy dissipate and coalesce, eternally, reshaping our world.




Where does matter come from?  How does it organize itself into ever greater complexity?




What guides the subtle patterns of its becoming?




Gardeners ponder these mysteries as we watch seeds become plants become flowers and fruits.




We ponder the wonder of it all as we eat the fruit and save its seeds for the coming seasons.



In winter, we ponder these mysteries anew as the sky crumbles into snowflakes.




We watch the formation of icy stalagmites and fragile ice crystals.




Moisture, drawn from the air, materializes before us in the most intricate patterns.



We watch reality crystallize around us. 




Sometimes slowly, sometimes in a single breath; energy moves from form to form in its endless dance of life.


Porcelain bowl by Denis Orton, filled with paperwhites stirring into growth and wild moss from the garden.

Porcelain bowl by Denis Orton, is filled with paperwhites stirring into growth and wild moss from the garden.


Woodland Gnome 2017




Water has a memory and carries within it

our thoughts and prayers.

As you yourself are water,

no matter where you are,

your prayers will be carried to the rest of the world.


Dr. Masaru Emoto





About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

One response to “Growth

  1. Looks like you were blasted with a quick freeze! Warm up tomorrow!

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