A Garden for All Time

Once, I started a garden. My shovel in one hand and my young daughter’s tiny hand in the other, we two walked to the designated spot in the backyard. She was perhaps two or three. As she watched, I turned over the first shovelful of earth and there in the upturned dirt an earthworm wriggled. I saw my daughter’s eyes widen in🔒

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Jeffrey Aaron is a 30-plus-year member of New Brunswick (N.J.) Meeting, where he has served several terms as meeting clerk, as well as clerk of the Ministry and Council and Property committees. He is currently clerk of General Services Coordinating Committee of New York Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting
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