SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Garden
May 27, 2022
Learning to work with what your garden naturally wants is better than imposing your will on it
April 29, 2022
The grass is always greener in May, when the countryside is born anew and the sweet scent of hawthorn blossom fills the air
February 28, 2022
Rather than being the cause of unwholesome indolence, the wren shows us that multiple wives are at the root of an admirable work ethic
January 27, 2022
Drear January is finally behind us and, though it might be chilly, the days are getting longer and all nature is shivering with anticipation for lustful March
December 26, 2021
Blackbirds might not be social creatures but we are. Life would be vastly improved if, instead of scattering, families kept closer to one another
November 29, 2021
Bare, with branches held aloft as though in prayer, the tree in my garden is a reminder that it is when we are vulnerable that we are receptive to God’s gifts
October 21, 2021
Thanks to evergreens and pyrotechnics, we have all sorts of ways to ignore the bleakness of winter and look forward to dazzling displays that will soon return
October 11, 2021
However bleak and overshadowed life might seem, lurking among the ruins are moments of true beauty –proof that ‘nothing pleaseth but rare accidents’
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