So, you’re not a gardener? Big whoop. That makes no difference. Here’s the latest challenge for living intentionally: Plant something. This is an easy one. You can make like a third grader and put some dirt in a paper cup and plant a bean or a marigold, something that will grow no matter what.
If you’re brave, you can try starting something more exciting – how about a zinnia? There's almost nothing as happy as a zinnia. Or cheat a little and buy onion bulbs and plant them around your perennials, somewhere safe where they won’t get trampled.
If you’ve got a spare window box or even an under-the-bed box, you can grow lettuce. Bring it inside if it gets below 50 at night, but otherwise, go for it.
Why should you plant something when you can easily buy it at the store? Because it's intentional. Because you can. Because it’s a start. Consider marigolds the gateway drug to gardening.
Am I a pusher? Absolutely. Everyone should garden. The earth needs it. Your soul needs. Intentionally plant something this week.
What is living intentionally?
Remember when you were a kid and you broke something or took something that wasn’t yours or said something you shouldn’t have said? When your mother pinned you down on it, your knee-jerk reply was, “I didn’t mean to do it!”
If you want to learn more about living intentionally, you can buy my book by the same title. It's full of challanges, in fact, I counted them and there are 270 challenges in all! Click here to get your own copy!