Sharing.

My life is reflected in my garden. Everything that’s in my life is in my garden. I will try and explain this in another blog it’s deeply complicated and hard to put into words.
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This weekend I shared my garden with the public. Opening my garden gate to strangers to wonder round and take from it what they will.
The whole experience was emotionally exhausting. I deeply feel it’s selfish to keep what you have to yourself. Opening my garden is a way to share what’s inside of me.
Until recently I had no other way to express this other than through my garden. No other way to tell and share with others what I find so wonderful.
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Inspiring words from the weekend.

Beautiful
Calm
Vintage
Wilderness
Peaceful tranquil
Old fashioned
Friendly
Homely
Exciting
Natural
Full of charter
Cheerful
Nature at its best
Happy
Relaxing.

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Spending the weekend sharing my garden was such a positive experience . But my thoughts and prayers today were for those affected by last nights attacks in London.

Visitors took time to light candles and share their thoughts and prayers.

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See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence . . . We need silence to be able to touch souls. ~Mother Teresa

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I keep asking myself why ?

Once again our beautiful world has been darkened by yesterday’s brutal and senseless attack in westminster.
watching the news seems inappropriate the images are to harsh, reading the written words are shocking enough , the images we see are loved ones , friends and family injured and traumatised , even to start to imagine the grief of the families affected is beyond thought these people need their privacy and our love and prayers,

Day 20 – ask – lent challenge

John 1:5  the light shines in the darkness , am duchess the darkness has not overcome it.

 

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