We live in a world of excess. We buy food we never consume, we have an ever-present box getting filled for the thrift store, and our trash cans on collection day are overflowing. We have so much, we can’t possibly hold on to it all. We also live in a world of speed. Our food is quick, our cars are speedy, and our days move so fast that they start to blur together. These two things together, excess and fast, leads to a life that leaves us feeling empty and exhausted. But there is a way to counteract what the world is telling us to do.
Photo by Nadi Lindsay on Pexels.com A few years back, a friend gave me a fig tree as a gift. She told me to plant it in a pot, put it in full sun and leave it outside all summer with regular watering. But, when it starts to get cold, I need to bring it… Continue reading Lessons from a Fig Tree