Gardening, Joy, and Gratitude

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Fran Sorin in grden

“The root of joy is gratefulness…It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”  David Steindl- Rast For a lot of folks, gardening is a pleasurable hobby that relieves stress. It’s an activity where you can be both productive and bring beauty into the world. But I’m curious to know,[...]

Garden Psalm

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I seldom reveal my spiritual side, even to those whose conversations are full of  “blessings.” Much has happened since I wrote this, but I wouldn’t change a word. People said my recent post “My Circuitous Route to Writing Success” took courage. My honest response: Not as much as this one! Garden Psalm                                                                       April, 2000 The Creator of the Universe awaited my[...]

13 Reasons Why Gardening Is Good For Your Health

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Why Gardening Is Good For Your Health

The results of a multitude of research is now showing what gardeners have intrinsically known for generations – that gardening is good for your health. Now more than ever, as our culture becomes more technologically obsessed and increasingly nature deprived, this information is critical to digest and embrace. The reason why? Because our country is[...]