A Container Garden for Marriage
Another weekend of saying goodbye to a beloved sister-in-law. We were once seven strong and are now down to two... And then, it was the annual weekend for the family reunion that has been taking place since 1926... the older generations go (I'm one of them, now) and the young begin to replace... it's the natural order of things but hard to bear the passing... Watching the intertwining of their lives, all I could think of was what I had written several years ago in response to a woman asking what container gardening could possibly have to do with love... I know it was the influence of watching these families living their lives in love that inspired my words...
To build your own container garden, you will need the following:
one large container of choice, capable of holding husband, wife, and any new shoots, and a bottom foundation layer of sharp-edged stones to allow free release of frustrations and tears during growth periods. To bring your container garden for marriage to full bloom, careful layering of the soil and daily attention is required. Layer the following ingredients, in equal shares of 90% from both husband and wife, as life unfolds: