3 Card Spread

  • The MagicianThe Magician
    Magical things happen in my garden. They probably happen in yours too. Have you looked lately? The caterpillar wraps himself tightly into a cocoon and then magic works its wonders, as he finds himself transformed into a butterfly. The butterfly emerges slowly from his cocoon, beats his wings and then takes on the world, startling it with his beauty. If a little green grub can become a beautiful winged creature, what possibilities does the earth give to the rest of us? Don’t limit yourself by what you think you can do. Did the caterpillar know that one day he could fly? I think not. But look at him now, as free as a bird. Life will give you the tools…
  • Three of SummerThree of Summer
    The heartbroken tree, Blatherarm camping area, Torrington State Conservation Area, NSW. This tree wears her heart on her face, showing you plainly that it’s broken. Scarred. Torn and burned. Stabbed, by the new growth that’s trying to succeed despite the damage to the tree. Much of this new growth will die off. Some may survive, but that takes a rare shoot. Nature is a harsh mother, and this tree is like a saddened child. A child told to shut up and get on with it. You have new shoots. Use them!…
  • King of SpringKing of Spring
    Not my garden, this time. The garden centre. He looks rather more gruff than he actually is. He’ll huff and he’ll puff, and he’ll spray you with gentle water. Don’t be fooled though, by the softness of the water – he’s not all gentle. If you upset him, he might jump from his wall and beat you around the head.…