Do you have stragglers in your garden? I’ve noticed this one agapanthus bravely blooming out front. Most of these burst open in late May and finished a few weeks later. This one stands alone against a tree trunk, just as lovely as all those making up the bunches of purple a few months ago.
A song by Colbie Caillat called “Try” talks about standing up on your own, being who you really are:
You don’t have to try so hard
You don’t have to bend until you break
You just have to get up, get up, get up, get up
You don’t have to change a single thing.
Why, should you care, what they think of you
When you’re all alone, by yourself, do you like you?
Do you like you?
Just think what a difference one person — and one bloom — can make in the world!
How about you? Do you ever feel like you’re late? Like you don’t measure up to others? Like you don’t fit in? I’ve been there. The last verse of “Try” may give you a little boost:
Let your hair down
Take a breath
Look into the mirror at yourself
Don’t you like you?
Cause I like you.
Here’s the song. Check it out and be inspired!
Linking up with Texture Tuesday, Wednesday Around the World, and Sweet Shot Tuesdays. The first photo is edited with Kim Klassen’s texture Shine. Also linking up with the return of Song-ography, where the theme this week is “Try” by Colbie Caillat.