Tag: plant

10 ways to turn off the technology and turn on nature

With the advent of Spring, I thought this one might be appropriate to repost.  Happy Saturday~cameron So last night, our Just Be women’s group met at the community garden at church for a night of prayer, fellowship, and laughter.  We started this garden a… Continue Reading “10 ways to turn off the technology and turn on nature”

lessons learned: what forgotten plants can teach us about hope

As I continue to sit with “Hope” this week, I thought I would repost this one. “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all –… Continue Reading “lessons learned: what forgotten plants can teach us about hope”

coming up through the cracks

With the onset of Spring, I’ve noticed several plants coming up through the cracks.  In the midst of a busy sidewalk or rocky wall, there grows a bit of Life that has settled in and announced, “I’m here to stay.”  She does not ask… Continue Reading “coming up through the cracks”

o Gardener of Life

O Gardener of Life, your mercy is steadfast, sure. With care you plant us. You turn the earth around us and water our roots with love. Even when we bear no fruit, year after struggling year, you are patient. Your hope for us leafs… Continue Reading “o Gardener of Life”

seed starting Saturday!

Every year in mid-February, I haul out the metal shelves and plastic seed starting kits, and begin preparing plants for Spring’s warm sun.  Not this year.  Given the lack of snow, I’ve grown weary of winter and needed to do something today to lift… Continue Reading “seed starting Saturday!”

when light falls on the creeping jenny: an advent meditation

I will greet this day with love in my heart. And how will I do this? Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again. I will love the sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the… Continue Reading “when light falls on the creeping jenny: an advent meditation”

lessons learned: sometimes, hope comes in small packages

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – ~from “‘Hope’ Is the Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson This morning, I stumbled across the… Continue Reading “lessons learned: sometimes, hope comes in small packages”

autumn seed planting