Lenten meditation: when the light falls on the creeping jenny

Yesterday, my daughter, her boyfriend, and his sister helped me clean out the chicken run and coop in preparation for our chicken-raising adventure this Spring.  As I was picking up wet leaves in the run, I found green springs of Creeping Jenny that have managed to take root, hibernate there and wait patiently for the … Continue reading Lenten meditation: when the light falls on the creeping jenny

lessons learned: caring for the root bound

"You are root bound," she said.  "Your prayer needs to be, 'God, give me a bigger pot.'" That's what my counselor said to me Tuesday, and it has resonated with my spirit ever since.  Given how I love to blog about creation and spirituality, I have fallen in love with this metaphor and its connection … Continue reading lessons learned: caring for the root bound

lessons learned: the willow

Last night, I stopped by the store to pick up a couple of things, and after a week filled with cracked windshields, missing legal documents and unexpected snow, I was pretty much done, and it was only Tuesday. As a morale boost, I decided to treat myself to some flowers.  I meandered my way through … Continue reading lessons learned: the willow