Dedicated to the Preservation and Restoration of the Whole of Creation: Humans - Animals - Environment
"And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.
And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day" (Genesis 1:31)
(Button Bush or Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) - 04a) In this photo we have a closer look at the leaves and flowers of the button bush. The leaves generally grow opposite one another, but occasionally a third leaf will grow in a kind of rosette. The leaves have a feathery veining pattern. The 1/3 inch white flowers of the button bush grow in ball clusters that are about 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Each flowering "ball" grows on its own stem which spouts from leaf axils. There are 3 terminal flowering balls on each of these branches, while only 1 grows from the lower leaf axils.
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Presented here are just a few of the countless components of God's creation. Just as we cannot have human and animal life without water and plants, neither can we have lasting peace without love and compassion. It is our hope and prayer that this series will motivate people to live and act in a cruelty-free manner; that we would no longer hurt or destroy each other, the animals or our environment.