Just a reminder to stop and smell the roses. And silently watch and enjoy butterflies as they go about their brief but brilliant lives. In both instances, we are given the gifts of sight and scent that, in part, we may feed our souls. It is in refreshing ourselves with such seemingly simple gifts from God that we can move a bit more easily through life. When you encounter a challenge that seems impossible, stop. Think what it took to nurture these beautiful, scented flowers...and those delicate butterflies. Many steps. Varied weather. Sun. Rain. In the right amounts. Most things in life are challenging, and I challenge you: never give up if you have a dream that is unfulfilled. Hope sometimes comes with many petals and wings!