No Stone

I’ve been told it’s time to go out and turn over a new stone.  I like rocks and stones.  And I was pretty pleased with the way they had been laying.   I didn’t really have a desire to go out and roll over stones because someone else thought it was a good idea.  But there are a bunch of stones.  Maybe there’s something I don’t know about this turning stones over thing.   So I went outside to look for this new stone.  Walking right past and avoiding all of the old stones. It took some looking -but I found a new stone.

I turned it over.

All I found was moist dirt under it.   Dark.  Moist dirt.

But apparently this is something.  Why else would I be told to turn over a new stone?

What do you do with moist, dark, dirt?

I planted a seed.

From the seed grew a thought.

A picture, a vision,  blossomed from the growing thought.

A plan spread out and leafed from the thought.

Action was taken in the shade of the plan.

And no stone will be left unturned while I build

41 thoughts on “No Stone

  1. If that doesn’t happen to be the right stone, Colleen, leave no stone unturned. I have been turning new stones lately, too. It’s a dirty path but some of us are pushed down it.

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    • Thank you Bill. Much much MUCH love returned. I figure I must look and create, because it won’t be handed to me. But if I make it happen, maybe I can hand it on to someone else. 🙂

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      • Colleen, This isn’t even a tiny bit of doubt about your ability to share and past this ability on, the one who receives it must have a heart shaped and full like yours. You can teach and share ability, but the heart has to be there. Take care, Bill

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  2. Sometimes we are pushed into turning over the next stone. I hope that this all works out for you and yours. I think you have a positive attitude and that will help you to surmount any large boulders you run into, Colleen! Hugs, Robin

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    • Thank you so much Robin. I have to admit this one knocked me sideways a bit. But I’m trying to get rebalanced. And stay positive. I have wonderful people who help. Even offering to help with those stones. 😉

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  3. I love that you planted a seed after you turned the stone. Trees, plants, they just help when growing literally and figuratively. Lovely 🙂

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  4. Turing over stones and planting seeds – what a fantastic illustration *smile
    Hopefully I have turned over stones too … but I can’t remember finding any dirt, but I have planted seeds. Wonderful post again.
    And it’s not a question of turning over every stone ..

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