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Saturday Snapshot – Stop & Smell the Roses

“I am the true vine and My Father is the gardener.” (John 15:1, NKJV)

In case you haven’t stopped to smell the roses this week, we’ve got you covered!  Of course, you’ll have to use your imagination and trust us that they do smell good…especially the pink ones.

Do you remember the video devotion our gardener shared here back in March?

Well, just look at the fruits of his labor!

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Rose bush heaven near the Training Center.
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This one smells particularly good!

Do you ever stop and marvel at the awesome designs and colors our Creator blesses us with though His flowers?

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A bird’s eye view.

The Kousa dogwood, also know as the Japanese dogwood, is a beautiful addition to The Cove’s spring landscape.  This variety of dogwood blooms a few weeks later than the native flowering dogwood, and the white star-like pieces are not actually flowers–they are modified leaves–and the green part in the middle is the actual flower.

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The rhododendrons in May never disappoint!  This gorgeous group flanks the road as you drive through the gates.

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Get up close and personal with this rhodie near the administration building.

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These pretty blooms really remind us that God is in the details….in the garden and in our lives.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed the flower show today!

Have a lovely weekend!


 

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Saturday Snapshot

Colors are popping up everywhere here at The Cove!  We’re seeing it through beauty in its natural form to the shiny metal type.

Dogwood blossoms at TC april 2015
Dogwood in bloom.
Dogwood Bloom at TC
Dogwood in bloom.
Redbud at the TC April 2015
Redbud near the fire pit at the Training Center.
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Redbud.
motorcycle of visitor at The cove April 2015
This beautiful visitor, seen near the Chapel, was enjoying the warm weather and clear skies.

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