The beautiful roses that grow sending there scent
through the air.
The thorns that protect it strong and firm.
How important the rains are to make them
To stop them from withering and bending
Liken'ed to us the water we drink, to
keep us hydradted not to dry up.
The moisture is needed for our
skin, or it will wrinkle and become
The rose is fed by the earth below.
Or by a gentle hand giving it the
neutrients to grow.
Please don't cut them to put in
a vase, or they will die at an
We have choices to make day to
day, what foods to eat and are
We choose wisely, with variety,
of fruits, vegetables, fish and
Even a snack occasionally for a
Think of the rose in the garden
so sturdy and strong.
With love and care it lasts very
Care for yourself as you would
Then watch how strong and sturdy
you will grow.
by: paula strasburg
March 3, 2009