Perspective

Patience Virtue or Value?

  My Garden One encyclopedic definition of patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.” In the Bible, patience is mentioned as a virtue along with chastity, temperance, generosity, diligence, kindness, and modesty. I take issue with that definition…

Art of Our Times: Sena Tues

  “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted” – Sena Tues   About Me !! Kwabena, Sena Alexander was born on September 23, 1978, at Korle Bu, but comes from the Volta region of Ghana and presently resides…

PATIENCE OR DIVINE TIMING

  Endurance, staying power, tolerance, lack of complaint, persistence, fortitude, and serenity are synonyms for patience. Another possibility is the idea of Divine Timing as a different lens with which to view a situation. My hope and intention are to provide an opportunity to look back at your…

Patience – the capacity, habit, or being patient.

    Patience –” 1. Bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint. 2. manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain. 3. steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity. 4. able or willing to bear. ” Hasn’t it been a real surprise that we have developed many skills that we…

It’s Not Really Work…I Think

Posted on September 4, 2021 by vbgold I’m struggling with an interesting dichotomy these days, a situation I could not have foreseen or imagined; my work has become my passion, and my passions have created a multilayered “job” where happiness and contentment are the most important benefits. Dig,…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T (An excerpt from Spicy…a blog by Victorine

  Yep, that’s me, sitting with my legs up and iced typing this.  I had to suspend blogging memories of my travels to tell you this:  You may feel as though you are 35 in your head, but your body commands respect, I mean Aretha R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  What?!! I…

Thanks for Listening: William Leroy Kennedy at Work

A licensed home builder, my dad started my work career at ten cents per hour for construction site clean-up. In addition to my work, I made things from leftover materials. A king’s throne was my most memorable creation, smile. By the time that I finished high school, I…

Just What Does It Take?

      Photo Harvesting Tea Leaves by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels What is your favorite thing to do besides reading the latest issue of Garden Spices magazine? Is it watching movies or serial programming on a streaming platform? Enjoying street tacos at your favorite food truck or your favorite coffee…

Keep Swimming

  Traci and Marlon Hayes It’s easy to instruct someone else not to give up on their hopes and dreams, but it’s not so easy to soldier on in our own lives. There are times when it seems as if life will be a consistent string of losses…