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Prepare the Soil of Your Heart

“Listen! A farmer went out to plant some seeds. As he scattered them across his field, some seeds fell on a footpath, and the birds came and ate them. Other seeds fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The seeds sprouted quickly because the soil was shallow. But the plants ...

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What’s in the Garden of Your Heart?

In the devotional book, Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace In His Presence, author Sarah Young describes the heart as a garden, a place where Christ takes up residence when we accept Him into our lives. Our hearts are much like a garden in another way: predators look for a way in, and sometimes they get ...

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Do You Bear Much Fruit?

Having grown up on a farm in the heart of Indiana, I know the importance of a fruitful yield from seeds planted.  It relates directly to the farmer’s future livelihood.  Whether it is an expansive field of corn, wheat, oats, or a backyard garden of green beans and tomatoes, or ...

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Not the Farmer’s Fault

James was my great-grandfather. A proud Irishman, he left his coastal birthplace and journeyed to America in the late 19th century. He was a farmer by trade, working rented land  in his new country while he went through the process of becoming an American citizen. After gaining the coveted citizenship, ...

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Part III Vacationing With Different Glasses

So, have I peaked your interest to continue reading and digging into the validity of the argument? If you missed the beginning of this three part series, click here to read Part I and Part II Although there are more contestable features in Yellowstone including the Mammoth Hot Springs and ...

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