“F” Is For Four O’ Clocks

We don’t have our swings anymore, but the tether ball is still standing. Our nest may be empty, but I still have memories that make me smile.

Serenaded Softly

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Wonderblume
Image Credit, pixabay.com

Scripture reference;

“He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 KJV

Four O’ Clocks hold a special charm for me similar to that of morning glories, hollyhocks, and marigolds. These are all plants I remember seeing in gardens of people that I loved. They weren’t the beautifully landscaped kind that you see in magazines, and are so popular today, although each of these flowers would do just fine in them. These gardens were simple plots with some vegetables here and a few flowers there, but much prized by their owners who also took great delight in showing them to little children a few minutes before taking them into the house, so they could…

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2 Comments

  1. Debbie said,

    April 8, 2015 at 1:35 am

    I love the sweet memories this brings back! Thank you bunches!
    Love and hugs,
    Deb

    • April 8, 2015 at 4:33 am

      I am so glad! Our memories are such precious gifts from the Lord!

      Love and Blessings,
      Theresa


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