I’ve often heard that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. I discovered that firsthand on a walk through our neighborhood one year. As my husband and I rounded the corner of a nearby street, I noticed something sitting by the curbside of a home. I immediately saw beauty – garden art–in what someone else had designated as a discard for garbage pickup.
Finding God in the Outdoors – Private Sanctuaries
Finding God in the Outdoors can involve private sanctuaries, only in a different way than what you might think.
A Lesson from the Garden
My neighbor recently gave me a thoughtful gift for my garden. She knew how much I loved “yard art.” And it was even lime green and pink–colors I’ve splashed throughout my back yard. But when I planted it in the ground beside my real flowers, God nudged my spirit. This would be more than just a metal decoration. That painted flower decor would remind me of another spiritual lesson–like so much of my garden does. I love that God can speak to us anywhere, anytime He wants. Don’t you? Here are three reminders He gave me: