Weeds

One early morning, with the ground soaked from the previous night’s downpour, I walked to the garden and started pulling weeds. As I worked, I realized how many similarities there are between removing undesirable plants from our gardens, and removing non-plant “weeds”—people, situations, painful memories, hurtful experiences—from our lives. Both kinds of weed removal require […]

Perennials & Weeds

Last week I did a LOT of weeding. We’ve had the 5th rainiest June in almost 100 years, here in Eastern Pennsylvania, and that’s helped everything grow. I started weeding with the front beds and slowly made my way around to the side of the property and then into the back. Larry finished up the […]