My back yard was a bit of a jungle. The church folks have worked and worked to clean it out and get rid of weeds and ivy and critters. It's been years since it was actually maintained and is still not great, but we are getting there. But there were many blessings this spring...remnants from the pastor's wife from more than 15 years ago. She was rumored to be quite the gardener and so I had many pleasant surprises all over the yard that blessed me signs of new life and new hope.