Dirty feet – because it means I have been in my garden
Daylilies – each blossom a unique work of art
The faithful love of a husband – a big thing, really
Hugs from a grandchild – there is nothing quite like a child’s embrace
Birdhouses – caring for God’s creation and a blessed time of crafting with my grandkids
Birthday Cakes – a sweet celebration of another year of life and growth
My Bible – for the life change that happens with time spent within its pages
Rain – for watering the earth and for leaving glittering jewels in the garden
Zinnias – God’s colorful stage for the flutter of butterfly dances
Green – for the way its various shades and hues frame all of the other colors of God’s creation.
Hydrangeas – for the serene beauty they bring to my garden
Peanut butter silk pie (from Perkins) – a whole day’s worth of calories rolled into once slice of my favorite date night dessert.
Colored pencils – because they remind me of my mother
My painted garden chairs – because they make me think about the love of the artistic grandgirls who painted them
Old photos – for the stories they tell