Our balcony in full bloom

What Gardening Has Taught Me About Life

I was sitting in my therapist’s office, telling her how much I enjoyed gardening, when she said, “Gardening seems like a spiritual practice for you.” I stopped talking and looked at her in silence as tears started to well up in my eyes.

“What’s behind those tears?” She asked.

I paused for a while, not knowing what to say, not understanding why I was crying, trying to…