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South Carolina has a treat in the fall, these beautiful sweetgrass plants are a delight!

Many native tribes in North America use sweetgrass in prayer, smudging or purifying ceremonies and consider it a sacred plant. It's usually braided, dried, and burned.

"Sweetgrass represents positivity, strength, connection to the Creator and all our relations. It represents the Mother, our mother, Mother Earth...In the Cree-Ojibway culture, for example, the three braids of the sweetgrass can represent love, peace and harmony or mind, body and spirit."

I tried to braid three reeds - hoping to grow the love, peace and harmony in my life. I'm sharing these three pictures as a way for you to experience the beauty of sweetgrass and increase the positivity, strength and connection to the Creator and all your relations.

As I walk around Myrtle Beach, I see these sweetgrass plants everywhere and I'm overjoyed with appreciation of beauty.

Is there any fall beauty which increases your strength of appreciation for beauty?

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