What a garden can teach us: A lenten reflection

I spent some time this weekend gardening. Megan and I recently purchased a new house -- actually, a very old one -- and it was evident that the yard work had slipped. So after mustering up the resolve, we sallied forth with clippers and rakes in hand.And what did we have to show for our efforts besides seven bags of leaves and clippings and one rather large pile of branches and scrub?As I trimmed and pruned and cut and dug, I reflected on how gardening helps us better understand certain … [Read more...]