Hortensias or hydranga bloom all year long in Antigua Guatemala

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This particular flower (which most people in the US call hydranga) has an additional lesson for me. You can find them in different colors — white, pink, lavender, and blue. But they are all the same variety. What makes the difference is the composition of the soil they are in, specifically how acidic. It’s a good reminder for me that the way I “bloom” is in large part a result of the environment I put myself in. Surround myself with things that nurture and slow me down and I will have a more peaceful mind and soul.

Stephanie on a comment left on AntiguaDailyPhoto 10 years ago.

How are you living your life? Do you have enough pauses to slow you down?

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