Mental Health Monday: Maggie and the Bean Stalk… Friends Forever!

This message appeared on Day 7
This message appeared on Day 7

Remember the joyful friend I wrote about in my blog past last Friday? Her name is Maggie. When she and her husband came to a party at our house on July 11, she brought me an unusual hostess gift. It’s a Nature’s Greeting bean plant.

 

I followed the simple instructions—opening the little can, watering the plant, and placing it in the sun light (in my kitchen window). Within a few days the bean sprouted, shed its shell, and revealed a secret message on one side, “Friends Forever,” and a happy face on the other side.

 

You can watch this video to see what happens beneath the surface (if you can handle the hyper narrator and music).

 
And here are my photos of the bean plant in progress. It makes me smile every time I look at it. I think I’m going to send some to my granddaughters and spread the joy around. Have a joyful Monday!

Day 5
Day 5
The bean shell with happy face imprint
The bean shell with happy face imprint
Happy Face Day 7
Happy Face Day 7
Day 8
Day 8
Day 9
Day 9

 

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