we do not need right now. Its wonderful to have foundational Truths to act as the utensil
that the grains of the day pass through.
Life is that way. Sifting out physical possessions, mental lies, time wasters, unhealthy foods.
On the flip side, life is more about deciphering what really matters and holding intentionally
onto time so that it is spent on the important things. Passing the values onto the kids.
In this beginning-ly sorted out place I can find simplicity, clarity and Peace.
This is a reflection of the refiners fire. A beautiful reflective light.
Ask and you shall receive, right?
pleasure as the peasant whose table is covered with food of his own rearing,
and who not only enjoys his meal but remembers with delight the happy days
and many mornings when he planted it, the soft evenings when he watered it,
and the pleasure he experienced in watching its daily growth.
J. W. von Goethe, The Sorrows of Werther
We had many lovely homegrown meals this season out of our cozy kitchen garden in the front yard. The above photo commemorates our last meal with the fresh produce picked with numb fingers as the snowflakes pelted down. Yay for succession planting and fall crops!
Lettuce, Chard, Dill, Radish salad with a side of rainbow
carrots freshly scrubbed by little boys' messy helping hands,
and a cilantro, zucchini, tomato bake.
Cash in on it! Power made accessible by the tearing of the temple curtain at the words,
"It is finished," shows up in our geography lesson, for real.
We were stuck with our maps and were inspired in a practical way to try the grid thing you can see in the image in my last post and it's working.