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Praising the Lord in Leeks, Onions & Garlic

harvested and hanging garlic

Now the people complained about their hardships…We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost—also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic. Numbers 11:1, 5 NIV Some of us are harvesting garlic (although some of us are still waiting). How about an Amen! for the alliums—garlic and their sidekicks, leeks and onions, that add […]

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Birds & Evergreen Branches

bird nest decorates a Christmas tree

With the winter upon us and most of the leaves fallen, evergreen branches remain faithful to shelter and protect our feathered garden friends. Don’t the birds seem to dart and zip about the chilly sanctuary in joyful, happy liveliness?! They live in the garden’s trees all year, but somehow escape notice, I suppose, upstaged by […]

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National Day of Prayer

US flag in star jasmine for the national day of prayer

The National Day of Prayer is a day of common ground, “bringing together citizens to celebrate our most beloved freedom; the freedom to humbly come before God and seek His guidance in prayer,” quoted from www.nationaldayofprayer.org. Easy enough for us gardeners…on our knees anyway, as they say! Enjoy an excerpt from God’s Word for Gardeners […]

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Merriest Christmas

alabaster Christmas ornament cross

Wishing you a Merry Christmas! May the delight of our Savior’s birth be with you, and the splendor of that starry sky so long ago continue to fill you with wonder. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the […]

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A Table Linens Prayer

linen napkinsready for setting the table

Garden in Delight welcomes flax to the Plant Guide in anticipation of setting the table for our Thanksgiving feasts next week. Dotted with impish blue flowers, flax is a mighty, “most useful” plant as its Latin name usitatissimum proclaims. The stems connect us to the age-old practice of weaving linen, an agricultural crop dating back […]

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Patriot Day Prayer

garlic chive flowers with United Sates flag

O Gardeners, let us turn our gardens into places of prayer, uniting our minds and voices for Patriot Day, Friday, September 11th. Our soldiers, police officers, firefighters, coast guard, and so many more offer their strength in service; likewise may we commit strength from our garden service—watering, weeding, tidying up—to seeking the Lord. The people […]

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For My Dad

Dad's snowy garden in Dillon, CO

My Dad passed away last week; the world lost a great adventurer, businessman, soldier, philosopher, and friend, yet heaven gained a great saint! Hallelujah to the Lord who welcomes back with arms thrown wide open and celebrates. In honor of my Dad, I have re-posted a blog from Father’s Day last year, “A Father Loves his Children & A […]

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Praying for Our Nation

U. S. flag in a garden of red snapdragons

When we gathered last week, we found Jesus settling the worries of his disciples in wildflowers. Common, everyday needs are much more than our concerns, he said; they are our heavenly Father’s pleasure to give us. The Lord will meet them faithfully. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives […]

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Too Busy to Peel a Pomegranate

Pomegranate perched upon a fruit bowl, a delicious Bible treat

A pomegranate perched atop our fruit bowl has taunted me for days with its tart goodness. I love to spread the bright, juicy seeds on my breakfast cereal, waking up to tangy bursts of flavor. Yet lately I have been too busy to peel the pomegranate! The few minutes needed to pierce the luscious, leathery […]

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