At the Understanding God’s Loving Laws Assistance Group, one of the principles we learned about was that of Economy. Apparently, God wants us to create economically (efficiently) with our time, energy and resources (and rewards us for doing so). Economy makes sense; to be economical is respectful to the Creator of all that is, and loving to ourselves as well as others and our environment. Continue reading “Learning to Garden God’s Way—The Economy of Perennials”
Winter is definitely over now, with warm spring winds and longer days drying things out even more on this already parched land. We are in extreme drought; I had only about an inch of rain this winter—no native spring-rain flowers, herbs or grasses even came up, and the only cliff roses that bloomed were the ones in my garden and swale areas, where more moisture was available—a good testament to creating swales! I imagine the bees were grateful for those. I intend to plant more of these hardy flowering perennials to provide early-spring food for the hungry pollinators–especially since rains are becoming more unpredictable and scarce.
But this article is not about gardening, although that is another of my keen interests; rather, it is about what I did to exercise desire, creativity and self-expression during the cold winter months—weaving. Continue reading “Weaving Desires, Creativity and Self-Expression”
Last June (2015), I was living in Geyserville, California, and I had just broken up from a relationship and wasn’t sure what to do with my life or where to go. So when I happened to visit a community called Isis Oasis to see about temporary housing, and found that they were looking for help in exchange for a place to live, I could feel that it would be a good experience for me. Continue reading “A Year Of Truth And Following Desires”