Little Altars Everywhere: Miniature Prayer Gardens
In the novel Little Altars Everywhere, by Rebecca Wells, I was expecting to read about little altars everywhere – funnily enough. I did enjoy the book but, being an obsessed miniature gardener, I was still left wondering about the potential of the book’s title.
The prayer garden idea has been growing and developing in our studio since last fall, 2010. It was spurred on by our chosen theme for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show this past February. The “Eat, Pray, Love, Garden” included three miniature gardens that depicted the eat, the pray and the love themes respectively.
I was reminded of the mini sanctuaries again the other week, when the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks brought up a need for a peaceful place to go. Even though it wasn’t a place to go in body, it was a place for our…
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