The following photos are part of the gallery, “Healing Spaces,” contributed by fellow Houstonians. Each photo represents natural spots around Houston that draw us outside and calm our spirits. Thank you, Kelsey, for sharing your beautiful photos of a  “secret garden” with us.

Secret Garden, Contributed by Kelsey

“These two photos were taken on a walk around the Houstonian Hotel. My husband and I were celebrating our one year anniversary, and enjoying a late afternoon walk. It was peaceful, beautiful, and romantic. I especially love the door, a very ‘Secret Garden’.”

secret garden

The Houstonian

secret garden

The Houstonian

I would love to know of more natural spots around Houston that draw us out and calm our spirits. I would love to showcase your photography and the significance of the places in the photography. If you are interested in contributing to the “Houston Healing Spaces” gallery, email photograph for consideration to and include

  • Subject line: Houston healing spaces
  • Name (optional)
  • Details about what this particular spot means to you

1 Comment


Lorene Halstead · July 21, 2015 at 10:22 pm

We all need that secret garden to go through where our spirit is free to fly up to God when things in life tend to over power us.

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