What’s Your Seed?

How do you take the seed of a talent and grow it into genius?

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When does a skill become a craft and then a gift?

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What do these seeds within us need in order to grow and flourish?

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I know they need time and attention.

Talents need to be tended and nurtured.

 

I visited a genius yesterday.

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Stephen “The Genius” with my good friend Joyce at an art event.

I heard him talk.  I saw his work.  I felt his love for his family, art, plants, pets and pigeons.

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I was overwhelmed by the beauty of his creations.  So many. So diverse.

Jewelry of silk and stone,

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Paintings of nature,

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Gardens with plants known by name and needs,

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Sculptures of wood or iron,

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Bonsai like miniature worlds,

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Silk scarves that speak to the soul.

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Birdabodes for the spoiledest of songbirds.

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So many seeds grown to fruition.

Do we ALL have seeds?   What are mine?

Have I given my seeds my time, talent and undivided attention?

How does one grow a genius?

I’ve seen one.   I know one.  I want to make one.   I want to be one.

It takes inspiration, determination and a team of support.

What’s your seed?  How can you grow it?  Who is going to help you?

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Thank you Stephen and family for sharing your treasured time with me.

You have and will continue to inspire me.

Love grows us all.

FLOWER.