Stunted?

“Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭3:17‬ ‭ That cold weather, though. My baby plantlets – seeded with so much hope, started with so much promise – haven’t grown for several weeks. They are justContinue reading “Stunted?”

Propagation Season

“My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭73:26‬ ‭ Succulents are the new garden rage. There are classes on how to pot them. Seminars on how to care for them. A whole line of pots and containers designed to holdContinue reading “Propagation Season”

Poo Pruning Day

“If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It’s better to enter eternal life with only one hand than to go into the unquenchable fires of hell with two hands.”‭‭Mark‬ ‭9:43‬ ‭ Today is the day. It’s been coming on for months. See that ugly black stuff that looks like excrement on myContinue reading “Poo Pruning Day”

Germination Blues

“Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭ Seeds were made to grow. Seriously, they were designed to germinate. But mine aren’tContinue reading “Germination Blues”

A Saskatchewan Spring

“…May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to him. All glory to him forever and ever! Amen.”‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭13:21‬ ‭ Ah, the transformation! The bitter cold of winter, the north winds, the frosted windshields and icy roads giving way at last to sunshine, birds, and bees!Continue reading “A Saskatchewan Spring”

It’s All About The Fruit

“A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:18‬ ‭ This is it. A new year. A new chance to grow something of value from the blessings we’ve been given. A whole year will unfold, giving and taking, delighting and distressing, one morning dawning and another fading. AndContinue reading “It’s All About The Fruit”

Disposal Service

““Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight. Yes, what joy for those whose record the Lord has cleared of sin.””‭‭Romans‬ ‭4:7-8‬ ‭ See the flowers in this photo? The blue ones, the tall spikes to the right. Those are delphiniums. I have a rather love/hate relationshipContinue reading “Disposal Service”

A Lesson in Diversity

“Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭ Now THAT is a green thumb… Imagine. “Let there be petunias!” Bamboo. Oaks andContinue reading “A Lesson in Diversity”