My Garden Visits

My Garden Visits Of all human creations a garden comes nearest to heaven In Justin Matott s garden sweet peas larkspur peppermint peas corn tomatoes and a hundred other sweetly scented and delicious things blo

  • Title: My Garden Visits
  • Author: Justin Matott
  • ISBN: 9780345412515
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Of all human creations, a garden comes nearest to heaven In Justin Matott s garden, sweet peas, larkspur, peppermint, peas, corn, tomatoes, and a hundred other sweetly scented and delicious things bloom and ripen daily gifts of earth s bounty.One day in that garden a very special miracle occurred Justin felt the loving presence of his mother, who had left this earth fOf all human creations, a garden comes nearest to heaven In Justin Matott s garden, sweet peas, larkspur, peppermint, peas, corn, tomatoes, and a hundred other sweetly scented and delicious things bloom and ripen daily gifts of earth s bounty.One day in that garden a very special miracle occurred Justin felt the loving presence of his mother, who had left this earth five years before Why had she come What could her invisible but palpable presence mean As he sowed, weeded, and harvested, he listened to his visitor s silent communications and felt the movement of change and growth within himself In the forget me not, he was reminded of the precious uniqueness of his mother and every other part of creation Along with crocuses and daffodil, memories of childhood blossomed The cycle of garden life impressed upon him the eternal flow of beginning, renewal, loss, and new beginning.At first, Justin hesitated to mention these mysterious, wordless colloquies, but when he did, family and friends urged him to write about them So now we have this wonderful book, which invites us into the author s beautiful garden to share the love and wisdom that flowered among poppies and bean poles.Illustrated with fifteen radiant full page watercolors, My Garden Visits inspires us to cultivate our own inner gardens and lift our hearts in praise of earth and heaven.

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