After record breaking winter rains, a deep snow pack, and a horrible political winter, our California flowers surged forth reminding us that life triumphs death and that there is still hope and time to nourish each other and our planet. Carl Sagan said, “A new consciousness is developing, which sees the Earth as a single organism and recognizes that an organism at war with itself is doomed… We Are One Planet.”*
The first set of images below shows flowers that bloomed in the Anza-Borrego Desert.
Beavertail Cactus and bee
The images below are flowers that bloomed at home in San Diego.
Old Man Cactus towers over Stenocereus
Old Man Cactus flower
Meditation: Thich Nhat Hanh – The End of Suffering*
*This is a link to a YouTube video.