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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lessons From The Farm | Need To Fertilize


When we first moved here my grandma spent hours planting and caring for her roses. I can still see her in my mind, lovingly pruning, fertilizing, weeding and watering. She was so careful with them and they rewarded her with stunning blooms.


When she broke her back in a car accident and then began to have a series of mini strokes, she was no longer able to care for them as she did - weeds grew in, fertilizer remained un-spread, and the beautiful blooms did not appear like when she tended them.


Isn't the same thing true in our lives? For one reason or another, we don't read our bibles or go to church and we don't bloom because we haven't been watered properly and fertilized. How can we expect to grow, and point others to Christ if we aren't being nurtured?

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3 Comments:

At May 22, 2015 at 7:47 PM , Blogger Beth Jenkins said...

I love this post so much! It was a great reminder to continue to immerse myself in the Word and strive to bloom daily. Thank you for sharing.

 
At May 22, 2015 at 7:48 PM , Blogger Beth Jenkins said...

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At May 29, 2015 at 11:11 AM , Blogger Rosevine Cottage Girls said...

I'm so glad! You are very welcome!

 

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