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CHRISTMAS CACTUS

Friday, December 16, 2011

DwellingsChristmas Cactus
The Christmas Cactus has such a beautiful bloom.



For most of the year we keep these plants on the screen porch.
By the middle of October tiny little buds begin to form
and just before Thanksgiving we bring them inside.




Each blooms a different color.









Each is stunning.





And each year I am captivated by their exquisite beauty!






I am in awe of our Wonderful Creator
as I sit and gaze at these beautiful blooms.






I am in AWE as I ponder how delicate,
how intricate,
and how masterfully they have been made.

And then my heart is reminded that so am I.
And so are you!

"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well." Psalm 139:14


My heart is filled with 
THANKFULNESS & JOY
at this wonderful Christmas time!

Blessings to you my friend!

"The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy."
Psalm 65:8

28 comments:

  1. Stunning! I really enjoyed looking at all your wonderful photos.

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  2. Your Christmas cactus is beautiful. Mine is not blooming quite yet and I am not sure why.

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  3. Mine usually bloom in November and again in March or April. They are beautiful! Your pictures are gorgeous!

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  4. The flowers are stunning my dear! I love all kinds of flowers and these are special indeed :)

    Hugs,

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  5. That has to be the prettiest cactus I have ever seen. I love all of the different colors and you certainly captured them with your wonderful photography.

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  6. I have always wanted to try growing a Christmas cactus! Yours is just beautiful...great pictures!!

    XO,
    Jane

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  7. Beautiful photos. Love that vibrant color.

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  8. The Christmas Cacti are truly gorgeous, your words are lovely. Hugs, Cindy

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  9. Cindy your Christmas cactus' are beautiful and I love their colors!

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  10. Morning Cindy,
    Beautiful photos, and wonderful verse to go along with it............
    It really is amazing when you really take the time to look at God's creation.........it just screams of Him really, I love that...........nature sure
    inspires me, looks like it does you too!

    Thanks for coming by and for your sweet comments. Yes, I definitely had fun with my Dee,
    she is just growing in the Lord so much, and it is just so exciting, and a wonderful answer to prayer. Hope you have an awesome time with your
    daughter looking at Wedding gowns, this is an
    exciting time in all of your lives, and may your stresses be few and your joy very large!!
    Have they actually set their wedding date now??

    Merry Christmas,
    blessings abundant hon,
    Nellie

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  11. Stunning is all I have to say!
    Happy Holidays
    Michele

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  12. Thanks for sharing your pictures. The blooms truly are beautiful and delicate with such wonderful colors.

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  13. HPS!

    Love them! Mine are huge and they are ready to bloom again!


    Gabriela

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  14. Beautiful quotes and flowers. I'm afraid mine is not blooming yet! It's small but I have hopes that it will take off soon! ♥

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  15. Mine have started to blooming a little early. I enjoy them whenever it blooms. Mine are mostly the pink tones. Would love having one in orange.

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  16. I so enjoyed the scripture along with your photos, Cindy! Just beautiful..... :)

    xoxo laurie

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  17. Cindy, this post really touched my heart. I love Christmas cactus my MIL had a green thumb and always had several blooming at Christmas -I thought it was almost magical because I had never seen them until I met my husband. I enjoyed your photos and the scripture. I needed this today.

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  18. What a joy it is to have a flower bloom this time of year.

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  19. Just beautiful. I think I need to get one, I hear they live a very long time.
    Merry Christmas
    Ellen

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  20. Wow! Your cactus is amazing! Gorgeous photos!

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  21. I love the red one -- I have a big white one and a smaller pink one but I love the red one. Perhaps next year! My big white one bloomed just before Thanksgiving this year -- the pink one is now blooming!

    Yours are beautiful!

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  22. I so love your cactus ... they are exquisite. Mine al gone but today I am going to replace them. You've motivated me!

    Merry Christmas
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

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  23. Beautiful blooms and stunning photography!

    Thank you for linking to Potpourri Friday! May you have a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays!

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  24. Your Cacti is beautiful.. mine also bloomed this past week and I hate to burst your bubble but I did a bit of research and found out mine is called Thanksgiving Cacti.. yes, yours is also!
    The Christmas Cacti has smooth greenery and the Thanksgiving, has points on the greenery... Who knew?
    Nice post
    Happy Holidays
    Sandy

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  25. Have a very Merry Christmas! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  26. I remember my mother having a Christmas cactus, but I didn't know what it was. I also didn't know that each bloom has a different color! You're right, it is a beautiful and delicate plant. I, too, am in awe of how WE are fearfully and wonderfully made! God is good, isn't He?

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