Choosing to Smile

We don't have a choice about most of what happens to us or around us. However, we can choose how we react and even how we think about...

Letting Go

Is change hard for you? It is for me. Sometimes it's challenging for me to let go of things. Whether it is my plans, life situations,...

One of These Days

May 22 has different meanings for all kinds of people, but for me it is the day this sweet, amazing human came into the world. I miss her...

The Burdens We Carry

Are you exhausted? Life feels burdened, not just in our culture or country, but in our world. Recently I realized that I have been waking...

The Winter of My Soul

Those who know me personally know that I'm not a fan of winter. I ache for the days of spring when I can feel the warmth of the sun on my...

Being Light in The Darkness

Is it just me, or does it seem like it's harder than usual to move forward with hope into the new year? 2020 was weird, and recent events...

Grief During the Holidays

The Christmas Season is upon us. Everywhere we look, we see the sights and sounds of joyous, happy people, gathered together to celebrate...

From Graves to Gardens

There are places in our world, and our hearts that feel so utterly dead; it feels like nothing hopeful could ever grow there again. Areas...

Beware of Counterfeits

I've enjoyed sharing just a few of the lessons I've learned in the garden with you. There are so many more that I could write about and...

Trust Grew in the Garden

As far back as I can remember, I have loved to grow things. I would take clippings from plants that I liked and put them in water to see...

A Glimpse of Eternity

Does the condition of the world these days make you want to hide away from everything? It does me. I feel compelled to lock away indoors...

Let Freedom Ring

Tomorrow is Independence Day, July 4, 2020. It is a day that represents freedom in our great country. Freedom - A big word. Especially...

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