Category Archives: conservation

Something Out of Nothing

The Bible says that the very first garden was the garden of Eden.  God created it by speaking it into existence.  God created something out of nothing.  I was reminded of that truth this week when a minor miracle happened in my garden.  I am definately not comparing myself to the Lord Almighty, but I was able to make something out nothing. Continue reading

The Most Important Crop I Am Growing This Year

I was unsure if I should even write a post this week.  The events of the past two weeks have been jarring, and they exposed the deep wounds that racism continues to inflict on the nation.  I pray for comfort, justice and peace for all of those who are hurting now.  While I agree that silence is complicity, I also think that we don’t all need to speak at once.  This period has been a time of deep reflection for me, and I intend to write more fully about that in a future Left Field post.  I just don’t have the words yet, so I have been gardening and praying. Continue reading