Gardening

Dig, plant, water, feed, harvest--gardening is a way to get your hands dirty while admiring the full and lush cycle of life.
Enjoying summer weather
Positive Living

The Gift of a Suddenly Summer Day

An unexpected temperature swing can feel strange—and beautifully freeing.

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Potting plants
Positive Living

The Freedom and Beauty of Re-Potting a Plant

Every living thing outgrows its surroundings sometimes. With gentle care, we can all open up to new light.

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Daffodils in the garden
Positive Living

A Neat Trick to Get the Most Out of Your Daffodil Bulbs

This easy technique keeps your spring beauties neat in the garden and healthy for next year. 

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Illustration by Kim Ekdahl
Angels

A Sunflower Project Helped Her Student Thrive

When he planted and cared for the beautiful flowers, she knew that God was helping her to be a nurturing teacher.

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Radishes
Recipes

Put Radishes Center Stage for Fresh Spring Meals

The earliest crops are crunchy, spicy and ready to add zing to your spring dishes.

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Illustration by Anna Godeassi
Angels

The Tulips Were a Heaven-Sent Sign of Forgiveness

A colorful spring surprise let her know that her late mother-in-law had accepted her peace offering.

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Toilet rolls as seed starters
Positive Living

How to Use Empty Toilet Paper Rolls as Compostable Seed-Starters

This trick is good for your garden and the planet.

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Houseplants warmed by light
Positive Living

Give Your Houseplants—And Yourself—A Boost of Light This Winter

A little goes a long way when we add a soft, warm glow to our living spaces.

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Four angels surrounding red flowers; Illustration by Lucila Perini
Angels

Watching Her Plants Thrive Helped Her Heal

Good friendships, and her beloved amaryllis plant, restored her faith after a difficult divorce.  

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Gardening tips for tomatoes
Positive Living

How to Keep Your Tomato Plants—and Your Summer Mood—Fruitful

Holding back growth is, ironically, sometimes the best way to get more from your life.

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