Kelly Desclos-Estes (Virginia, USA)
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The Lord said, “If you follow my statutes and keep my commandments and observe them faithfully, I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its produce.” - Leviticus 26:3-4 (NRSV)
My husband grew up working in his family garden and still enjoys growing his own vegetables. One year, we had an abundance of heavy rain. Roads closed, bridges were washed out, and large trees toppled over. When time to prepare the garden came, my husband was worried. The storms continued...
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