Butterfly Moments

My mother always told me that the butterfly was a symbol of the resurrection so I have a special love for butterflies and how they can go from a caterpillar to a butterfly.   Within its protective casing the caterpillar radically transforms its body, eventually emerging as a butterfly. Hi friends, Summer is a magical time…Read more »

A Garden Table

Thank you God for sun and showers.  Thank you God for each lovely flower.  Thank you for each stately tree.  Through all these, You Speak to me. Hi Friends, After doing a lot of work in the garden, I decided to do a little tablescape under my Cinderella arbor.  It is very shady in this…Read more »

Cherished and Challenging Moments

God’s Promise:  God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow or sun without rain.  But God did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and a light for the way.  And for all who believe in His kingdom above, He answers their faith with everlasting Love.  (a little plaque I gave to…Read more »

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Roses have long been the symbol of love.  They have been used for hundred of years to convey messages without words. Hi friends, “Everything was coming up Roses” yesterday.  My second home has really stood the world on its end.  Curtains up..light the lights.. everything is coming up roses at Biltmore Gardens.   I love Ethel…Read more »

A Stroll in my Garden

“Trust in the Lord with all of your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.”  Proverbs 3:5 Hi Friends, My garden nurtures me.  It nurtures my spirit.  It is a bit of fresh air that I need during these times of being confined to our homes.  My daughter brought me new hydrangeas for…Read more »