Well, I am back in the garden & have been furiously trying to plant tomatoes before the plants get too root bound or die because of the record May temperatures here in Seattle. Evidently I am part of a rapidly growing group of urbanites who have discovered that food not only tastes better straight from the garden but that it is cheaper, more nutritious and you don’t have to worry about what kinds of toxic chemicals have been sprayed on it. And there is nothing that lifts my spirit quite as much as a couple of hours spent in the garden – it is a wonderful way to connect to our God who not only created all of life but who sustains all creation and whose glory is revealed through it. there is nothing that gets a kid out of the grumps more quickly than getting out into the garden wither. Even apartment dwellers can grow a few vegetables in containers on a balcony or if nothing else is possible then under a grow light. Would love to know how many of you have joined this green revolution.
Here is a great little Celtic prayer that affirms creation.
Our God, God of all men,
God of heaven & earth, seas & rivers,
God of sun & moon, of all the stars
God of high mountain & lowly valleys,
God over heaven & in heaven & under heaven.
He has a dwelling in heaven & earth & sea
And in all things that are in them
He inspires all things,
he quickens all things
He is over all things,
he supports all things.