Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Resilience in psychology is the positive ability of people to cope with stress and catastrophe.

My sunflowers exhibited a phenomenal resilience after Hurricane Earl. Battered by the storm, many were left in an almost horizontal state, and were twisted towards the house. After being staked to stand upright, the heads worked themselves back towards the sun, seeking warmth and sustenance. If only we all were able to adjust ourselves towards our own sun in a similar manner.

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