The Magic and Mystery of Trees

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homeschooling father and son planting tree

Did you know that trees of the same species can help each other by sharing food and water? Or that an injured or “elderly” tree’s neighbors will pass food along to save it?  Or that trees can defend themselves against leaf-eating insects by secreting a bitter taste into their leaves? Especially if these facts are…

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Do You Pray or Plan?

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Do you pray or just plan? You know the story — Mary wanted to sit at Jesus’ feet, while Martha was more of a woman of action. I am afraid my natural, type-A self is more of a Martha than a Mary. Years ago Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World was a great read reinforcing…

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