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Mimulus

Mimulus

Mimulus – Edward Bach’s flower for those who fear real things – that haven’t actually happened yet.

She found, what seemed at first, to be the ideal spot, now she’s not so sure. She is firmly ensconced on the right bank of the beck on the downstream side of the bridge – a quiet, sunny spot away from the hustle and bustle. The sort of place one could grow and bloom without being over-looked by nosy neighbours.
It seemed to have everything going for it, peace and quiet, security, all you could ask for. The problem is, well, first there are the cows. So inquisitive. Always poking their noses over the fence and rooting around in the riverside vegetation, she’s convinced that one of them is going to knock that fence down, the way they push and shove each other. They have a huge field, for goodness sake, why can’t they mind their own business instead of trampling over everything.
Then there’s the bridge. From where she’s sitting it’s just a black hole, she can’t see through to the other side. Anything could come down the river, ducks, people, floods, even a tsunami. The news is full of it, and the pictures on Facebook – it’s enough to give you nightmares!

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  1. 2018-06-23 at 06:14

    I like how you go from ducks to a tsunami in the span of one sentence! Indeed, that is how our imaginations work.

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  2. 2018-06-23 at 18:30

    Well, maybe it’s silly, but I was thinking that this flower was a sort of medicinal plant for people who worry (about real things…) Or is it more of the flower’s connotation–you know, a language of flowers type meaning?

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  3. 2018-07-01 at 01:28

    As someone who suffers from anxiety. I can completely relate. Want to be away, but not to far away and oh the things that are possible.

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