Category: gardening

prayer peas and other thoughts on love

Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.  ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732 Every year, I pick a new vegetable or fruit and attempt to grow it from seed to plant to food.  In spite of some great big failures (there’s just…

prayers learned in the garden (aka gratitude for anne lamott)

Help me, help me, help me. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ~Two prayers by Anne Lamott One morning, I headed out the door early.  My daughter was in a bit of a funk having gone to sleep later than normal the night before,…

autobiography of a gardener

The best place to seek God is in a garden.  You can dig for him there.  ~George Bernard Shaw, The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, 1932 When I began my journey into gardening, I felt drawn to the soil…