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Connections: May 19

Gardeners speak in many tongues

just because they got ’em

but which imbues

poetic muse

“Star of Bethlehem”

or

“Ornithogalum umbellatum”?

Connections

Photography

Ornithogalum

This flower, better known as Star-of-Bethlehem, is native to southern Europe and southern Africa.  I found this specimen while hiking one of the nature trails in southeastern Pennsylvania.  55 more words

Ascension (inversion)

Precipitous falling land & water
at the shore where dust turns to clay,
matter moulded to our humanity.

A low fog confuses earth with its firmament; 13 more words

Poetry

SYMBOLIC MESSAGES FROM SAND DOLLARS

I have always enjoyed going for long walks on the beach and listening to the rhythmic sound of waves crashing onto the shore. The variety of shells I see along the way helps make the walk even more enjoyable. 343 more words

Faith

Star of Bethlehem

Ornithogalum umbellatum L.

A brilliant white flower that appears in early spring (April-May). It has six petals and six stamens. The white petals are tinged with green on the underside. 159 more words

Kansas

The Holy Land

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

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Father Peter Choi

Carpenters Wheel or "I wish I may"

The Carpenter’s Wheel quilt block has been around for a long time and is also known by a few other names … Star of Bethlehem and Carpenter’s Star. 229 more words

Quilting