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Plant Blessing

Plants bless us in many ways...... The food we eat   How we show someone we love them Sending thoughts in times of Grief Medicine / Herbalism Ceremonial Beauty all around us Mutual sharing of life. They breathe out and we breathe in. Clothing  Protecting  Crafting The joy of blessing plants is the practice of noticing what we might have taken for granted. Seeing how small, simple in the tiniest crevice and how huge it is, complex and woven into everything. To be mindful of the earth, our source, our home. And there can be a justice element - how we care for our plants is how we care for each other. To push back on our greed and our striving, and to reject the ways we might ask others to toil and labor thanklessly for us.   How can we be kind and grateful? To see the beauty and the blessing and not ask for too much.  We remember that every harvest won’t be perfect.    We sit with the sad parts too - hunger, pests, sharing with rascally animals we didn't intend to share with, and bel