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My hope is for all to receive sanctuary and encouragement, including hospitality venues and ideas, conversational meditations, and organic gardening tips. Topics will range from the deeply personal to the light and entertaining, but all with the purpose of uplifting you while encouraging you to think deeply.
What’s for supper tonight is quick and easy lean, green, spring pasta. My garden fresh perennial herbs are busting out with tender but piquant leaves and are desperately calling out to be picked!
Gentleness is the 8th spiritual gift listed in Galatians 5:22-23. I’m ashamed to admit that the word gentleness brings to mind the oh so many times I reacted in anger or frustration to my mom. I was not always gentle! And her response was consistently one of listening first, speaking next.
It’s early spring and I’m itching to get outside and play in the dirt. I have a cherished sign given to me by a friend that says, “dirt therapy.” For me, there’s no better prescription for chasing away the blues than digging in the moist, rain-drenched spring soil. I am assured that all my hard work amending the soil in the fall has paid off. The bumper crop of earthworms right below the mulched surface greets me as I dig in to divide and transplant my perennials.