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Mom Spot: Gardening Goodness

You are probably going to get tired of hearing me talk about my garden over the next several months, but please hear me out. If you are thinking about planting a few things this year, now is the time to start dreaming and planting! Even some pots on the patio will bring color and flavor to your life in a new and wonderful way!

Can you find an hour this week to go to your local nursery and talk to a gardener? Do it! Let them help you to select a few plants that will compliment one another. Maybe you want to start with an herb garden. Would you rather try flowers? Discover what will bring pleasure in your life and with a little expert advice, you'll be on your way to being a gardener too!

Not only is growing something a gratifying experience for you, but it helps even very young children to understand their world and cultivate a respect for life and life-giving things. My kids especially love digging for worms and using the watering can to water the plants. Some of my favorite moments are those when we are out in the garden on a cool summer morning pulling weeds or harvesting some veggies. Do you love to garden? Are you feeling ready to try? Whatever your position, share your thoughts!


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Psalm 16

This Psalm has been blessing me. I pray it will bless you too. Thanks to for making it so easy to share these beautiful words with you.16 Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
I have no good apart from you.” 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,
in whom is all my delight. 4 The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply;
their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
or take their names on my lips. 5 The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
you hold my lot.
6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. 7 I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;
in the night also my heart instructs me.
8 I have set the Lord always before me;
because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my