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Efficient planting, or not.

My son-in-law steered me to a more user-friendly way of gardening know as Square Foot Gardening—a precise way of designing, planting and growing crops that makes the most efficient use of space as well as seed.  422 more words

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The Problem with Others Putting You on a Guilt Trip

There’s another journey many parents have taken, especially those with a prodigal child.  It’s a journey others put you on, a guilt trip fueled by self-righteousness.  677 more words

I am...Found

I am…Found

“For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate.” Luke 15:24 NIV…

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The Problem with Self-Induced Guilt

Pack your bags.  We’re going on a trip.  It’s a journey every parent has taken, to one degree or another.  Some stay longer than others.  What kind of trip is this I’m talking about?  395 more words

Encouragement For The Parent Of A Prodigal

“Do you have a loved one who’s lost their way in life? Whatever you do, don’t give up on them. Take a lesson from the Judean date palm tree. 180 more words

Extravagant Inheritance

The readings this weekend at Mass had to do with the story of the Prodigal Son. But Fr. Darrell’s take on the reading was more like the prodigal father.  841 more words

arms wide open

I’ve posted this poem here before – back in 2011 – but decided to do so again.  It was recently displayed at a church event and people seemed encouraged by it. 203 more words