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Monica’s Mint Mocktails

a pair of mint mocktails ready for a refreshing weekend

This mint mocktails-garden story begins at summer’s start, when I had a late night text from my friend Monica that every gardener waits to hear: It was a love-your-neighbor moment like no other. Inspired by a recipe, she thought of me, and my gardening work—that I would have mint to share—O, the love! Her esteem […]

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Walking Through the Orchard

gift in hand from Carol Miller Kelley Orchard

Today’s return to A Tasteful Place, the edible gardening section of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, reveals a marvelous moment where hidden things of the Bible come to life. I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, […]

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Double Duty Herbs

4 inch herbs in purple

Double duty herbs: A charge easy enough, as herbs are appealing, beautiful garden plants by their nature, all the while spicing up home life in everything from hand soap to pasta dishes. However, let’s face it, we are a multi-tasking people; most activities with a slightly slow-pace have been adapted to include email-checking, photo-editing, or […]

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The Lord’s Prevailing: Planting Mint, Dill & Cumin

Mint Dill and Cumin seeds ready for a pot o Bible

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along […]

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Healing Leaves

Leaves...for the healing for the nations Rev 22:2

With fall approaching, leaves will soon be filling up our garden view, whether we are gazing at spectacular autumn color or leaf-littered lawns! Enjoy the following “leaves” Scriptures, for the hours ahead, lost in raking, shredding, mulching, playing, and hauling to compost, and see a connect-the-dots-style drama unfold of God’s forgiveness and healing. Scene 1: […]

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