The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. --Alfred Austin

Garden Gloves

Garden Gloves

Sep 27, 2017-- What can a simple pair of garden gloves teach us? In delving deep into her gardening practice, Alanda Greene found a profound insight in her experience of being pulled between the need to wear them for protection, and the desire to feel all the sensations of the earth. Gloves give us protection and safety. Much like when we choose to wear mental gloves to protect ourselves in life from overwhelming sensations and experiences. Sometimes this tunes out the finer experiences of our everyday world. How can we learn to 'take our gloves off' and feel all the textures of what it means to be alive? (3864 reads)

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Take ActionAsk yourself: 'Do I only take off my attention gloves when it hurts? Where could you tune more into subtle sensations? Eating? Walking? Brushing your teeth?

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