Handsel Monday

Today is Plough Monday. The Monday after Epiphany, it’s a day to finally put the festivities of Christmas behind us and get back to work. It’s traditionally the start of the English agricultural year, but for those of us without a row to how, it’s also a time to step up and get serious about a new year’s work.

He will judge between the nations
and will settle disputes for many peoples.
They will beat their swords into plowshares
and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not take up sword against nation,
nor will they train for war anymore.
Isaiah 2:4

Praying for peace in 2009!

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    Maybe that is why I can’t get my garden out of my mind, despite the negative temps.

    It’s some sort of bizarre genetic memory. LOL

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