A garden metaphor

Last spring I planted some little ground cover plants near our back door/driveway area. Love love love some lush, green, occasionally flowering ground cover. It's low maintenance, you can walk on it (kid-friendly), it's pretty hardy. I think this variety is called Creeping Jenny. Totally thought these little babies were annuals, meaning they flourish for… Continue reading A garden metaphor


2.12.17- Cultivating my own little Sunday space

I've been thinking of this poem so often lately. Specifically the first two lines: Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. Most days, the minute I sit down and try to be quiet, I'm immediately distracted. I cannot quiet my heart and mind. Maybe I spot some toys we forgot to put… Continue reading 2.12.17- Cultivating my own little Sunday space

Preparing for rest

Today is Saturday. It's the last work day of the week and my¬†sabbath eve. I have a short list of chores for today, mostly house keeping/tidying and a few little to-dos before the start of next week. Last fall, I found my sabbaths much more restful (and possible) if I made a point to complete… Continue reading Preparing for rest