Tag: sabbath

wintering

I’ve put the gardens to bed and shored up the chicken coop. I’ve stored the tools and stacked the pots behind the shed. I’ve left the last of the coneflower dead heads reaching toward the sky, in case finch and chickadee grow tired of…

silent sabbath

As a part of the residency program I am attending, we spend a day and a half in a silent sabbath.  In my life, living into prayer is best experienced out in nature, and so I spent several hours throughout the day observing, listening,…

“homesteading” the homesteader

Reposting a simple reminder for us all as we journey on through the holiday season.  I pray we remember that the journey is about more than things, stuff, and stress–it’s about hope, peace and promise. This weekend, I am taking a bit of a…