Gardening is hard, everything is dead. Why didn't I just use starters instead? My room is a sauna for the 70 degree soil, for these sweet little seeds, I've toiled and toiled. Cucumbers, Peppers, Tomatoes galore, Zinnias, Marigolds, Snapdragons and more. All the gardening pins on Pinterest I've read, gardening is hard, everything is dead. A few … Continue reading An Amateur Poem From An Amateur Gardener
When I do things like spend time in prayer, go to church or listen to a sermon podcast, I go into it expecting to learn something new from God, but I especially love to learn in the everyday details, when I’m not expecting it at all. I spent a good chunk of a Saturday a … Continue reading Grocery Store Growth
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the day the world lost one of the best people I’ve ever known, my mom. Missing her is something that hurts my heart daily, and so this post is for her. My mom, Marjorie Ellen (Dulgar) Cole, was born July 7, 1953 and left this world on February 18, 2005 … Continue reading In Memory
A lot of illnesses or hurts can be seen, but not all of them. You can hear the coughs or sneezes, see the crutches or wheelchairs, but sometimes there’s nothing to be seen or heard. A lot of people believe that because you can’t see anxiety, it isn’t real, it’s just an excuse. ‘You’re making … Continue reading An Invisible Battle
It doesn’t seem possible that January is over already, but watch out – it is. I love making lists, setting goals, and reflecting and that’s what I want to do today. In all of the mundane day-to-day tasks, it’s so easy to lose everything else that’s happening. It’s so easy for me to think … Continue reading The Little Things
Blogs are everywhere these days, right? So why add another one when so many other people are wiser and more eloquent than I am? Well, to be honest, this blog feels a lot more for me than it is for you. As we all do, I have a lot of experiences and thoughts piled up … Continue reading So why am I here?