Daily Archives: March 28, 2022

Spark On Monday: Bloom

Today, I’m once again participating in the “Spark on Monday” meme. Each Monday, a quote or saying is shared to perhaps encourage others.

The blogger who began this meme ( Annie McGuffy at McGuffy’s Reader) is no longer blogging, but some bloggers are carrying on the tradition.

Today, the spark I’m sharing is a quote that I read years ago, and it’s just always stuck with me.  By years ago, I mean I was probably in my teens when I first read this.  For some reason, I thought I had seen it in a Christian magazine, but I wasn’t sure until I did a little research for this post.

Here’s today’s spark:

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Apparently, my thoughts about reading this in a Christian magazine may have some merit.

Here’s a reference about the quote on the website Christianity.com:

Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622), when he was the Bishop of Geneva is recorded as saying this:

“Truly charity has no limit; for the love of God has been poured into our hearts by His Spirit dwelling in each one of us, calling us to a life of devotion and inviting us to bloom in the garden where He has planted and directing us to radiate the beauty and spread the fragrance of His Providence.”

There are many ways to interpret the phrase, and I think most of us could apply it to some aspect of our life.

~These Days Of Mine~