The Way of a Gardener: A Life's Journey
The Way or a Gardener is a passionate and revealing exploration of a life that begins in England in a strict, working-class Irish Catholic family, includes eight years within the cloisters of a monastic seminary, and culminates on one of British Columbia's fabled Gulf Islands. There Des Kennedy—monk turned pilgrim—lives a new spirituality inspired by all the social upheava...more
I enjoyed reading about his parents' values which mirrored my upbringing: "Like others of their generation, they were reducing, reusing and recycling decades before the trilogy became trendy."
About his father's love of gardening: "Only in hind ...more