Category: winter

quotes: meditating on hope

In the Christian faith tradition, we have begun to celebrate Advent.  The word “advent” means “the arrival” or “coming into view,” and for us, it is the arrival of a small baby, the Son of God.  During this season, we lift up four four…

for the birds: growing grace farm’s bird suet

This morning, we are lazing on the couch for a bit before beginning out day.  It has been rainy, cloudy, and cool for two days now, and I can hear the leaves rustle outside the kitchen as the birds scratch around for more feed. …

remedy for grey autumn and winter days–forced bulbs

When the grey, cold days of November start to put a damper on my favorite season, I love being able to look around my home and see fresh, green shoots preparing to blossom.  In autumn, we don’t just plant bulbs outside here at Growing…