May 4, 2022

April Progress and May PowerSheets Goals

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Yes, I will spend the livelong dayWith Nature in this month of May;And sit beneath the trees, and shareMy bread with birds whose homes are there– W. H. Davies, ‘In May’ Hello, May! The gateway to summer is here! My focus this month is on worship, and the garden is making that easy. At every turn in the garden and on neighborhood walks, it’s almost impossible not to say, “Wow, Lord!” From the honeybees returning (I danced around our driveway…

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Mar 29, 2022

March Progress and April PowerSheets Goals

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Hello, spring! We started our seeds indoors today, getting ready for transplanting in April. On the growing list this year: lots of new flower varieties, four types of watermelons, fresh peppers and tomatoes (along with tried-and-true favorites!), and some new garden structures made for climbing spinach and cucumbers. Like last year, the kids are in charge of planting, and they are pumped! Along with garden planning in March, we took our first RV trips to Jordan Lake and Morrow Mountain…

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Mar 2, 2022

February Progress and March PowerSheets Goals

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The birds are singing as I type this on a beautiful warm March day. Their song seems a bittersweet contrast to the heartache in the world, doesn’t it? And yet, they remind us to do small things with great love right here—to sow beauty into a world that is so broken. Faith is believing in what we can’t yet see, planting good seeds in soil that feels bleak, and trusting that they will one day bloom against all odds. As…

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Feb 1, 2022

January Progress and February PowerSheets Goals

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Like many of you experienced, I’m sure, January was a wonky month! With school closures, unexpected snow, and friends and family with COVID, we took it day by day. As we say here at Cultivate, and wholeheartedly believe, there’s nothing magical about January 1st to start a fresh year. February 1 can be your January 1! It most certainly is for the Isaacsons. Hello, new month! We’re grateful for you! Here’s what’s on my Tending List for the month ahead—all…

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Jan 3, 2022

December Progress and January PowerSheets Goals

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Happy new year, friends! What a gift to start the new year with fresh goals and clear direction. I love these first days of January where possibility beckons us to shake things up in the name of what matters. A fresh set of PowerSheets with all the trimmings has me grateful for a fresh start. Here’s what’s on my Tending List for the month ahead—all action steps from my 2022 Goals. I’m focused on starting steps and habits this month:…

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