Just an observation made Saturday.
I don’t have a green thumb; but occasionally a few things other than weeds will pop up. Now weeds, I can grow an abundant crop of those! And the small garden plot by the front walk had a bumper crop until Saturday.
Now for the observation: It was not until I had pulled the weeds from my garden did I see this:
Truthfully, I don’t know what they are but I know they are not weeds.
Could it be in our lives that we don’t see the beauty in our ‘gardens’ because the gifts and talents GOD has given us are hidden in the weeds we have allowed to spring up and flourish?
So what kind of weeds are growing in your garden? Don’t answer that – not to me. But perhaps ABBA would like to discuss that with you and me. 🙂
So are we of a mind to do some spiritual weeding? I think so.
5 “I am the vine and you are the branches. Those who stay united with me, and I with them, are the ones who bear much fruit; because apart from me you can’t do a thing.
I’ll give you an update on what’s growing as soon as the blooms make themselves known.
ABBA, thank You for the ability and strength to weed our gardens; thank You for the beauty You have planted in each of us through CHRIST JESUS our Savior. We look forward to the fruit (and flowers) that You intend for our gardens. We invite You, HOLY SPIRIT, to continue Your weeding, pruning and producing all that You desire in the garden of this life You have given us.
Tomorrow Little Girl has a most important test to take, so I am asking You, HOLY SPIRIT, to move others as You will, to also pray for her that she will do well; that her recall will be more than adequate for this exam; that she will have confidence and she will honor You with her best not only in the taking of this test but in all that she does. And perhaps, ABBA, there are other Mothers and Dads that would ask the same for their children as well – that our children honor You with their lives and do well for JESUS’ name sake. Each of us gathering here have Names and Faces, conflicts, struggles, needs and wants that we are bringing to You, we come now confessing our needs and Your Power to resolve all things well. Again, we pray for revival, for repentance and for Peace for Israel.