Gardens of Stewardship
The 12 Gardens of Stewardship
Garden of Citizenship
Be politically aware, be an informed and involved citizen and vote;
participate in community meetings.
Garden of the Body
Get proper nutrition, exercise and rest; avoid chemical abuse, smoking, obesity.
Garden of the Soul
Cultivate a life of prayer.
Garden of Family and Friends
Take the time to nurture relationships with those important to you.
Garden of the Environment
Care for the environment; recycle; don’t waste natural resources.
Garden of Emotions
Aim for an emotional balance in life; work at being in good humor.
Garden of the Mind
Garden of Decisions
Make well-informed choices; work toward understanding and consensus;
keep the vision and mission of Jesus in mind.
Garden of the Technology
Use technology for good purposes.
Garden of History
Know and value the things of the past; keep the lessons of history fresh in the mind.
Garden of the Arts
Listen to, read and watch the best in books, music, movies,
theatre, artwork, radio and television.
Garden of Money
Use financial resources well; set and keep a budget; set spending limits;
ask how much money is enough.
Stewardship...Living our Faith Daily