gardening, spiritual life

Hot mess or hot opportunity?

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist The view from our kitchen window is different than it has ever been in the 12 years we have lived in this very old house. It's also different from outside the house, which is located on a busy… Continue reading Hot mess or hot opportunity?

gardening, spiritual life

Listening to the season

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” Charles Bowden, American writer Some people keep elaborate sports rosters in their head. Some know all the words to Broadway tunes or whom various Kardashians are dating. I know seasons. It's an internal game that started the year I was 22 and a brush with bad… Continue reading Listening to the season