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This Issue: Vote!

    Loved Ones, Two months until we vote in the USA. In two months, we exercise a right that has been fought for, trampled over, given, and taken away. Yet, many of us choose to close our eyes to it – we choose not to Vote. Yet,…

This Issue: Mental!

  Painting by Artist, Brenda Davis, (1962-2022) What an Anniversary!! Loved Ones, We celebrate eight years of Garden Spices Magazine with a topic relevant to the news of these days – “Mental.” Mental, as in one’s faculties, health, disorders – anything relating to the mind. We understand that…

This Issue: Direction!

Loved Ones! Where are you going? What is in store for you in the milleu of the universe? Who/what is guiding you? Garden Spices Contributors take on all of the above in splendid form. Columnist, Marquetta LaRae is our Featured Image, and In The Positive Power of You: …

Thanks for Listening: Life Directions

  Back in the Day… Starting in life, I began to formulate how I would impact my world and eventually the world at large. When I was three or four years old, my parents opened a juke joint named “The Dew Drop Inn.” And my aunt and uncle,…

The Course Shifted… Again

  On April 27th, 2016, I finished the initial draft of my first novel, tentatively titled ‘Eleven Fifty-Nine.’ I was giddy with excitement and had a feeling of achievement because I had completed a project I didn’t think I would… ever. The idea for what I thought would…

This Issue: Insight!

Loved Ones, Our featured image by photographer David Rhodes portrays the beauty and fragility of a child. He captured her fatigue of waiting; we are all waiting for the world to come together, and we must be the catalyst.  We are about to spring forward, and we must do…

This Issue: Intentions!

Loved Ones! Happy New Moment!!  ‘Always my cheer, making moments, because each one counts towards expanding and growing our life’s journey. These days, we realize how precious each moment is.  Ask Guest Contributor Peggy Weaver.  In her poem, she asserts that Moments are all we have. Whether we…

Shifting: Plan for It!

  We are probably in the midst of “National Liar’s Month,” you know, the top of the year, January. When most make resolutions, or more accurately expressed fantasy desires, they would like to happen or come about during the next 12 month period, as long as they don’t…

This Issue: Patience!

These days find us all learning the power of patience.  We have stayed the course of a myriad of life-altering events in recent years.  We have prayed, chanted, meditated, shouted, cried, and found our way to the inevitable virtue of patience. It is what quiets the mind and…

THIS ISSUE – WORK!

Loved Ones, And so our work continues to bring you content that touches your soul. Many of you know about the perils of publishing, how much work goes into presenting something worthy of submission. Recently, Garden Spices Magazine has been significantly impacted by a hijack, which has brought…