Showing posts from May, 2012

Devotional: Sewing Among Thorns

As for what was sewn among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Matthew 13:22

So I am not a gardener or someone who typically remembers to water things.I think those made-for-TV glass bulbs that you stick in plants for people who forget they have plants were made for me!But I love flowers.Isn’t that always the case, you are drawn to things often that aren’t your gift.Yet I do have the beginnings of grass in my yard and I’d really like to see green out my windows instead of dust, so I’m determined to do what needs to be done to be able to use a lawn mower.

On Wednesday it was a beautiful day in Washington and though working in the yard isn’t my favorite thing, seeing the sun again gave me a pleasant bent toward the task.Our grass seedlings need some fertilizer and it’s needed to be mowed.Not wanting to cover those bare patches with weeds that our mower would slice up and “reseed” th…