One of my faves from a few years back.
Gary and I were doing lots of outdoor work one autumn weekend, partly because it was our neighborhood clean-up time and partly because the coming winter was urging us to ready our gardens before the cold weather hit. On Saturday I had been clipping and yanking out the dead growth in the flower beds. There was plenty to do and the piles were filling up our big outdoor trash can quickly. I had decided that if I had time I should visit the vegetable garden to see what I could pull up there. It was certainly time to be done with it, tidy it up for winter, and begin dreaming of a hopefully better vegetable season next year.
For several days I had been thinking about what I would try to clean up over the weekend and it hit me that I hadn’t even checked the status of our carrot…
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Such a good reminder at the end of your post to serve well no matter our position, think of it as serving God regardless!!
I’m reminded of the story of David as a young boy and how he was the most unexpected to serve as God’s ‘appointed one’ and yet God had chosen him specifically and he was used in a mighty way, flaws and all.
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Looking through God’s eyes truly does change our perspective, doesn’t it? Thanks for that insight, Alicia.
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