There's lots of new growth around here of late. These clematis opened up in the last couple days -- new blooms on last year's vines.
I've been seeing this combination of new and old together in a number of areas recently. There's probably a good metaphor there, related to seasons and life cycles and the interaction of generations, but I haven't come up with it yet.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.