I went through a phase of keeping mean...negative and UGLY spirited people around me...It changed the sweet loving person that I used to be...I GOT SICK OF IT...I started letting them all go...There is a phrase..."Watch out for the snakes in the grass"...And that is what I realized I had to start doing...So...I started pruning my garden...Trimmed my shrubs...got the "Negatives" out...I started pulling up the weeds got the "Uglies" away...I mowed my lawn...I exposed those "Snakes" They are gone!
With every person I let go...It was a weight lifted...REALLY! I could to feel it....Those same people that was adding weight was also keeping me in a negative state of mind and as soon as I let them go..I started thinking more positively...and BEING more POSITIVE!
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Many of us have a yard to care for that includes some lawn as well as flower and vegetable gardens. That has us mowing the lawn, raking, pruning, digging, planting, pulling weeds, all great exercise. You can grow your own salad as part of getting your exercise and get vitamin D from sunlight!
I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch for the rest of the veggie garden now! Am planning to show photos in my gallery of the gardens as they progress!The mulching also SAVES WATER as it helps to keep the ground moist so LESS WATER is needed!
Today I planted myself a vision garden. I thought of the garden as a metaphor of sorts for my own journey of renewal. My garden symbolizes a fresh beautiful start in life... so, when I go out to tend my garden it serves as a reminder that I, much like my garden, can only flourish when tended to. 87
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