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  • Simply Gardening

    The beauty we see in a moment of time is a testament to the meticulous care invested day by day when no one is looking. The day I shot this photo at the Portland Japanese Garden, I saw one of the gardeners kneeling over a tuft of moss with tweezers. He was picking out the tiniest impurities to present it flawless. Our lives parallel this same process. The more effort we take to expel the "weeds" on the inside, the better the view on the outside. True beauty is not skin deep, it is heart deep.

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