To the garden we wander,                             the soil moist with dew.                               We come this spring with open hearts renewed.   All heartaches forgiven, all winter's travails absolved.  Spring becomes for us a channel from which to draw new strength. We come to the garden with a firm footing.  For we have come to plant our seeds.  Our very earthly trust lies in our hands.  In each seed we plant.  With all the conviction our spirits can hold.  We know these seeds will sprout. I dig a furrow straight and long.  The strength of the sun, beating down on warm shoulders.  Warm sun give us strength. She plants the seeds, one by one.  Carefully, steadily.  For she is planting hope.  She did not learn to hope from me, or learn to trust from a seed.  This faith she holds comes naturally.  A faith deep and pure.  Our duty only being to hold this faith.  Knowing our faith will be rewarded. The body, it does wander, to and from the garden.  The heart strings stay attached.   Sun gives way to moon.  Moon gives way to sun.  Seeds turn to sprouts.  Sprouts to flower and fruit.  To and from the garden.  Our feet move between two worlds.   All the while, our bodies have taken root.  Our spirit feels at ease.

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5 Responses to PLANTING HOPE

  1. Erin says:

    Dear Becca,
    Congratulations! I have awarded you the One Lovely Blog Award. You have a wonderful blog and I think the world needs to know about it!

    If you would like to accept, the Rules for Award participation are as follows:
    1. Link back to the blogger who nominated you.
    2. Paste the award image on your blog, anywhere.
    3. Tell them 7 facts about yourself.
    4. Nominate 9 other blogs you like for this award
    5. Contact the bloggers that you have chosen to let them know that they have been nominated
    Check out my site to see the post with the official nomination, and you can find the graphic there as well.
    All the best & lots of love, Erin

    • becca says:

      Thanks so much Erin, I just now read this post. I put a link to your blog on my site. I don’t understand the part about telling them 7 facts about myself. Can you explain further? Thanks again, Becca

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  3. Forrest Shed says:


    I read your spring planting comments. It made me feel good all over.



  4. Forrest Shed says:


    Your Spring Planting comments made me feel good all over.



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