Mother-Daughter Photo Collaboration

As many of you may know, my daughter is BBG, otherwise known as Shae, from Teen, Meet God. Last week, we had a joint photo session and took pictures of the perennials currently blooming in our yard. Here's what we came up with! Meredith - peonies and irises Shae - spiderwort Meredith - peony and allium… Continue reading Mother-Daughter Photo Collaboration

Grow in Grace

The Apostle Paul's go-to metaphors for the Christian life always seemed to involve a race of some kind. He speaks of pressing on, finishing the course, laying aside extra weight, and so forth. If I had been one of the writers of Scripture, my metaphors would have involved gardening. It's high season for perennial gardening… Continue reading Grow in Grace

Late Bloomers and Letting Go

My perennial garden has provided a great deal of pleasure and sanity-saving for me throughout the eight years we have lived in the country. As a home-schooling, work-at-home mom, most hours in my day are tied up with school or preparing for the next day of school: grading papers, writing out assignments, and leading the… Continue reading Late Bloomers and Letting Go

A Blog-Worthy Story?

Before beginning this blog, I thought long and hard about whether or not I had anything worthy to share. Many bloggers have worthy tales of extremes--recovering from a serious disease, taking a journey around the world, crafting with talent and originality. My story is not particularly worthy or extreme. I live a quiet life in… Continue reading A Blog-Worthy Story?