Violets. Leaves and flowers both edible. Once established, these plants create a mat of growth that is excellent for suppressing weeds. They need to be grown in a semi-shaded postition and are fairly hardy as long as they don't dry out. Violets like a moderately rich soil, with well-rotted compost and manure dug in.
If we are merely a chance product of ‘random happenstance’ and nothing more, doesn’t it strike you as a bit odd that we have the ability to contemplate the question of ‘random happenstance’ with such methodical complexity? See this week's article entitled "Purpose in Pain - Finding Meaning in Tough Times" at https://www.craiglpc.com/purpose-pain-finding-meaning-tough-times/.
Chapter 9: In the spring, Jane discovers the beautiful landscape around the school. Life becomes happier. Many girls at the school become sick with typhus and die. Helen also becomes sick, but not of typhus. One night Jane secretly visits Helen and climbs in bed with her. Jane learns that Helen feels little pain, is happy to be escaping the world’s suffering, and has faith in God’s love. During the night, Helen dies. Her grave contains the Latin word Resurgam, meaning, “I shall rise again.”
Protestant Faith and Environmentalist Science - Spiritual Kinship - simply to be human is to be guilty. We are all sinners in the hands of an angry earth. Animals may not thank us for allowing them to live- but we need life to have meaning and we are all connected.To slow global warming, we could blight every landscape with biofuel crops and wind turbines. But what about wildlife today?
"Tweet If You ♥ Jesus" brings the wisdom of ancient and medieval Christianity into conversation with contemporary theories of cultural change and the realities of social media, all to help churches navigate a landscape where faith, leadership and community have taken on new meanings.
Katherine Ozment is the author of "Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age." She has worked for National Geographic and Boston magazine and been published in the New York Times. She lives in Chicago with her husband and three children. For years now, she has been exploring how the ever-growing segment of non-religious parents raise their children. They're not all atheists, but they have to grapple with the Big Questions about life and death and…