I stand in the kitchen and stare out my back window into our small backyard. I see the worn, wooden back fence and leaves and walnuts covering the now-brown grass. In my imagination, however, I see a tiny oasis filled with color: spring tulips in a rainbow of colors, happy daffodils smiling at the sun, […]
[pinit] There’s a 16 x 20 foot patch of dirt in my backyard that will never win any awards for beauty. It’s ordinary. Rather ugly even. Yet, every year from this plain, ordinary, brown patch of dirt– beauty grows. Not just beauty in the form of plants and blooms – but food that sustains us. […]
It’s fruit picking season. Make sure you add these to your daily choices!
Summer break has officially begun! This is a great time of year to start new habits and talk about radishes. I mean really, isn’t that a gorgeous radish in the video? Who knew radishes could be so ravishing? The radish analogy came as I was working on a series of garden essays. If you haven’t […]
I stood at the edge of my garden staring at the brown space littered with weeds. I love my garden. I love picking items and eating them for dinner an hour later. It’s like a party for the taste buds. I love knowing what went into the soil and onto the plants. I love eating […]
Welcome to Drop Everything and Encourage Day (D.E.E.D.) for May! This time of year many activities begin to wrap up for summer break. This week (May 6-10) also happens to be Teacher Appreciation Week! What a perfect time to thank and encourage the teachers, school employees, Sunday school teachers, Bible study leaders, pastors, coaches, and […]