Category Archives: Prayer

Hope (surprises part III)

Advent came so early this year and I have never been so glad for it. In my faith tradition and many other Christian ones, advent is the season before Christmas when we lean into the darkest part of the year … Continue reading

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It’s the twelfth day of Christmas

It’s the twelfth day of Christmas and my tree is still up. So are most of our decorations too, although I have started to collect those by the stairs to the basement, where they sit waiting to be put away. The … Continue reading

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Flowers and prayer

Turns out flowers remind me to pray. This year since the peonies bloomed in June I’ve kept a vase of flowers in the middle of my kitchen island. They are anchored in the middle of my kitchen because they are … Continue reading

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When we moved out to our acreage five summers ago I didn’t really care about growing flowers. I spent the first three years trying to establish a veggie garden and planting more fruit trees and bushes. There was an extremely … Continue reading

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