"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being it is possible to have real communication with the earth, which is the highest form of prayer." Thich Nhat Hanh
The Mother's Day tulips have aged a week now. Now longer strong enough to retain enough water to hold up her petals. I find them more beautiful now than when they were fresh. Some things look better with age.