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When words blossom

I love spring. After months of grey skies and barren landscapes, trees erupt with blossom and nature with new life. Even in the toughest times, it’s possible to look at these beautiful displays and feel hope. It’s a promise of warmer days, happier times, that we’ll be together again.

A blank page is much like an empty landscape. As long as it is untouched, winter remains. It may seem that beauty is not possible, that words may never come. But, when you have the courage to fill a page with words, good or bad, there is a promise of greatness.

Have faith in what you write, however rough at first. Words will always need work for their full beauty to emerge but, like a tree, roots are required for growth to begin. The joy is in nurturing these words, being the one to make them blossom into something special.

Whenever you doubt your writing, take a look at nature and remember, anything can happen when you sow a seed. Just keep watering it.

Is it winter or spring in your writing world at the moment? 

Come and chat about how it’s going in our free writing group. We’d love to hear about the seeds you’re planting and the words that are blossoming and will be sure to give you a sprinkle of encouragement. 

‘A flower blossoms for its own joy.’

Oscar Wilde
About Loretta Milan

Founder and Commissioning Editor of Lightbox Originals. On a mission to get the world writing and finding wellbeing through words. Loves books, tea, travel and art.


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