Life and Retirement and Gardening…

The Lord God took the human(s) and settled him (them) in the garden of Eden to farm it and to take care of it.Genesis 2:15 - Rebekah working with the plants As an observer by trade (both writing and photography require a great deal of eyes and ears open paying attention) I often find myself simultaneously participating …

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Finding Peace in the Garden

- springtime beginning to break out in our neighborhood Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.John 14:27 If you like weather, then March is always a great month here in Wake Forest. …

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This weekend’s six best photographs

- Beach baby in Bahrain Happy are those    who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,    or sit in the seat of scoffers;but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on his law they meditate day and night.They are like trees    planted by streams of water,which yield their fruit in …

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Heat plus rain plus epic weeds = “Jungle Gardening”

Those who work their land will have plenty of food, but those who follow worthless pursuits have no sense. - Proverbs 12:11 Yesterday morning, aware that I have been more than a little behind on yard work, I set out to deal with both gardens - here at Maul-Hall and my parents' next door. If …

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Photo-Friday – The Birthday Girl and the Garden

For the beauty of the earth, for the glory of the skies, for the love which from our birthover and around us lies. Christ, our Lord, to you we raise this, our hymn of grateful praise. - Folliot S. Pierpoint - writer Derek Maul Today's Photo-Friday selection is just two categories: The Birthday Girl and The Garden. That's right, Beks …

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Gardening, Writing, and Publishing

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.Ephesians 2:10 - Derek Maul I have two distinct categories of content in today's post. The first is an update on the progress of the hydrangea; the second is an …

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a few more hours in the garden

“As long as the earth endures,seedtime and harvest,cold and heat,summer and winter,day and nightwill never cease.”Genesis 8:22 Summer and winter, and springtime and harvestSun, moon and stars in their courses aboveJoin with all nature in manifold witnessTo Thy great faithfulness, mercy and loveGreat is Thy faithfulness, great is Thy faithfulnessMorning by morning new mercies I …

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