Cultivating Gods Garden through Lent

Cultivating Gods Garden through Lent Cultivating offers daily reflections for each of the days of Lent These reflections come from the writer s experience bringing order to gardens both real and spiritual At every turn of the trowel, every sprinkle of seed, every tug of a weed, Realy points out to us the rich, loamy meaning that God has for us, just waiting there quietly, if only we will make ourselves still and small enough to see Realy does this, shares the fruits of her contemplation with us, and in doing so, invites us to examine our own gardens, wild and weed ridden they may be If we stop and look with her, we will see the kind of quiet, luscious adventure that only a gardener can find.This is the first book to ever make me wish Lent could be longer than it already is The meditations in Cultivating are just the right length to slow you down without dragging it out, and the messages are presented so clearly as to engage even the reader who is least likely to enjoy her time in an actual garden I know this because I am that reader least likely to enjoy time in an actual garden Anyway, I am very much looking forward to re reading this gem come Lent 2014 I cannot wait to see what sorts of seeds come forth from the re read during that time of cold, silent, invisible growth. This has become my favorite go to book for Lent Wonderful reflections that take me from dormancy to invisible growth, then to the glory of spring whether it be my faith life or its metaphor, the garden Profound and touching, Realy gives me much fodder for reflection Perfect for the season. With all this cutting back as it grew it became misshapen, less beautiful than it was intended to be Yet is was as fully what it could be in the circumstances in which it was planted This is just one of the memorable quotes from this gem of a book by Margaret Rose Realy This master gardener has taken her numerous spiritual insights from a life submerged in God s natural world and shared them with us, her blessed readers Taking the season of Lent, she leads us up the winding paths of her garden and enlightens us as we journey with her.And what a journey Day by day we are led through the storms and droughts, inspirations and doubts, pains and joys as seen through Realy s seasoned eyes of faith However, this is no simple feel good book It is a deeply contemplative walk from Ash Wednesday to the Resurrection of Easter It is a powerful read I had to read it through for this review but intent to do the daily readings with my Lenten prayers I loved this book so much that I gifted it to my sister and my former pastor I am changing my review schedule to encourage you to order this book before Ash Wednesday. This book is pure gift Margaret Rose Realy weaves her experience as a gardener into a book that you are sure to cherish and enjoy As a farm girl myself, I appreciated the practicality and couldn t help but relate all the way through Though I read it all at once NOT how it s intended I do plan to use this book through Lent at the pace it s designed for I m sure, as I do, that I ll look around myself in greater appreciation for the world around me and God s deep love for me Highly, highly recommended. These Daily Reflections For Lent Offer Tranquility And Simplicity By Finding God Through Nature Readers Who Love Gardens And Woods And Find Solace In Experiencing The Creator Through These Environments Will Enjoy These Prayerful Reflections, Which Allow Us To Regain The Balance That Pope Benedict XVI So Urgently Promotes In Order That We May Share The Faith Fully In A World Of New MediaThe Seven Chapters Represent Each Week Of Lent, Beginning With Ash Wednesday And Concluding With Holy Saturday Each Week Has A Theme Based On The Following Sunday S Gospel Message, A Theme Found Running Within The Combined Gospels Of Cycles A, B Or C, Making This A Timeless Book

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[Ebook] ➠ Cultivating Gods Garden through Lent  Author Margaret Rose Realy –
  • Kindle Edition
  • 124 pages
  • Cultivating Gods Garden through Lent
  • Margaret Rose Realy
  • English
  • 25 October 2019

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