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Your garden will remain healthy, as long as you rip out the weeds – often!
by Karen Maloy 
01/25/13
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“Mommy, I have a present for you!” she said with a smile across her face that could only come from a child, “Aren’t they beautiful?” There she was, standing there with a bouquet of beautiful flowers – dandelions. I couldn’t help but smile at the look of satisfaction that she had on her face. Now, anyone who knows anything about gardens, also know that dandelions are also weeds. They grow faster than plants, and being the parasites that they are, will sap the life out of them as well.

I couldn’t help but think of the correlation between sin and dandelions. Sin works in pretty much the same way as those dandelions. It comes to us disguised as something good and pleasurable, and yet in the long run is very harmful to you. We have to be careful that we are not allowing things into our lives that are sapping the very life out of us, and realize that everything that looks good for someone else – isn’t necessarily good for us!

We have all been given a measure of grace but, we have only been given the grace to handle that which we have been called to do. Doing something that you have not been called to do, will only rob you of what you need in order to handle “your ministry” – grace. For starters, you have to know what you have been called to do, focus, and then rip out anything from your life that is pulling your away from your call. And if you are carrying someone else’s cross with your grace – It is time to see it for what it is – a weed. Pull up your weeds that your garden may grow, and be all that God has created you to be. And remember that checking for weeds is a lifelong process – make it a point to check out your garden – often..


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John Clark  01 Feb 2013
God has given me a confirmed call to be a writer and a speaker, and I don't want to get to heaven and hear Jesus say, '"John, you didn't do what I designed you to do." I would rather hear Him say, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant." It is, as you say, very important to recognize things that can pull us away from our purpose. Great article.
Joanne Sher  26 Jan 2013
Good reminder for ALL of us. Thanks for sharing!




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