How Gardening Is Transforming My Marriage

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My wife and I in our garden in Toronto, Canada — David Jurasek

If only she would be more…

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Freeze frame of me and my wife re-enacting a fight— taken by Patricia Marcoccia

Changing Perception — How I SEE “Our” Relationship

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In our garden taking in the lush wild beauty ~ David Jurasek

Our relationship — like our garden — does not owe me anything.

The Story of the Golden Goose…

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A cropped version of pic by Karolina Bobek ✌ on Unsplash

Changing my BEHAVIOUR — How I TREAT My Partner and Our Garden

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Digging in the dirt to do what’s needed, sorting through what is weed and what is not ~ David Jurasek

“We don’t care for others because we love them. We love them because we care for them.”

Changing my EMOTIONS — How I FEEL About Marriage and My Wife

I’m digging in the dirt
Stay with me I need support
I’m digging in the dirt
To find the places I got hurt
To open up the places I got hurt

Digging in the dirt…

To find the places we got hurt…

How Power Plays Out In Our Garden…

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Image of my wife and I — David Jurasek

The needs of the garden come first.

The needs of our relationship come first.

The garden needs regular attention and care.

Looking at the future…

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Image of my wife and I — taken by our daughter Sofia

Love goes through ebbs and flows…

And just like in spring when new life emerges,

there is a time as well when everything dies eventually…

Our legacy as a couple and as stewards of this land is how we are shaped and changed by one another’s acts of love….

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Which side is ours? — Our lovely daughter Sofia tends to it— By David Jurasek

Last words, for now…

Grateful Father, Husband, Therapist & Sensei www.powerfulandloving.com

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