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January 1, 2012

Another year begins

- by Debra Anchors


In our gardens this year, may we all

Plant three rows of peas: 
Peace of mind 
Peace of heart 
Peace of soul

Plant four rows of squash: 
Squash gossip 
Squash indifference 
Squash grumbling 
Squash selfishness



Plant four rows of lettuce: 
Lettuce be faithful 
Lettuce be kind 
Lettuce be obedient 
Lettuce really love one another

No garden is full without turnips: 
Turnip for meetings 
Turnip for service 
Turnip to help one another

To complete our garden, we must have thyme: 
Thyme for God 
Thyme for study 
Thyme for prayer

Water freely with patience and cultivate with love.

I am sending you my best wishes of renewal, prosperity, joy and love in this new year. May this be the first of many joyful days to come.

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Leave a legacy, but garden like you’ll live forever! 
-Debra

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6 comments:

  1. Great reminders to start the new year! Happy New Year to you and yours!!

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  3. Wise and well said! Thanks for stopping by by blog. :o) I'll be back!

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  5. Wonderful message, I love that version of the song too!

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