Saturday, October 08, 2005

The Life Cycle

As I found myself down on my hands and knees trying to get the bean plants out of our garden (btw, only gonna do 1 plot of garden next year, it seems to be the only one that gets enough sun, and it'll be easier to water). I was looking at ALL the leaves and just thinking how we'll have new plants next year. It truly is amazing how things grow back.
I remember when my Uncle Randy died. We had just had Conner. He brought an ounce of pleasure into what was a very sad time. I remember being intrigued that life stops and life starts and there's nothing we can do about it. Of course, I'm reminded of that myself every time I work.
So, to the bean plants I say adieu, knowing that soil will be fertile for new plants next year.


  1. Wow so profound today! :-) YOu must be in a very realxed and reflective mood to give so much credit to your old bean plants - hee hee. But on a serious note - I've heard when one is taken another blessing is given in its place. That happened to me - when my Mom dies I was pregnant with Timmy - God knew I would need him to get through such a hard time.

  2. Sorry my typing is so bad. Can't figure out how to fix my post. Been on the computer too much today.

  3. It reminds me how the girl in my ward whose baby died....she just had another baby a few weeks ago, and she says it is really helping her deal with the loss much better.
    It's the life cycle...


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