Tag: black eyed peas

lessons learned: prayer peas and thoughts on love

I wrote this one a few years ago and return to it often. ~Cameron 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… Continue Reading “lessons learned: prayer peas and thoughts on love”

lessons learned: what peas, greens, and teens can teach us about prosperity

Today is New Year’s Day which means if you stand downwind of the Southern US, you will breathe in the aromas of black eyed peas and greens as they simmer on stove tops.  For as long as I can remember, we have eaten both… Continue Reading “lessons learned: what peas, greens, and teens can teach us about prosperity”

lessons learned: prayer peas and thoughts on love

As we enter the week of the fourth Advent candle, LOVE, I thought I’d go ahead and start posting or reposting some meditations on love to prepare our hearts, minds, and spirits.  I wrote this one almost 2 years ago, and it is still… Continue Reading “lessons learned: prayer peas and thoughts on love”

Sunday dinner! Come and get it!

I am not sure how far this term spreads throughout the world, but in the South, we refer to a large meal midday as “dinner.”  Growing up, my Granny always cooked Sunday dinner, we never had lunch.  Lunch was reserved for sandwiches and chips… Continue Reading “Sunday dinner! Come and get it!”

prayer peas and 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… Continue Reading “prayer peas and thoughts on love”