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Plant a Seed
by Judy Doyle 
04/06/09
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The famous author, Anonymous, wrote He who plants a seed and waits to see believes in God.
My mother-in-law embroidered the quote on a wall hanging and gave it to my husband, a farmer. How absolutely true it is! There are reasons he is the farmer and not me. First, I never plant a straight row. Secondly, either I plant the seed too deep, not deep enough, or too close together. Thirdly, I get in a hurry and want to see whats happening NOW! One could correctly say Im not patient. However, it is important to note the seed has to be planted before it can ever begin its journey from seed to sprout to plant. Same author, Anonymous, also wrote, The seed cannot sprout upwards without simultaneously sending roots into the ground.

Humankind has the potential to do great things for humanity. However, often the potential is developed for evil, causing harmed. Occasionally, the potential is developed and great things are accomplished. Thomas Alva Edison, Jonas Salk and Albert Einstein are examples of potential developed for great things. But, too often our potential as individuals is never realized because we fail to plant the seed.

The Apostle Paul wrote, I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow. Its not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. Whats important is that God makes the seed grow. The one who plants and the one who waters work together with the same purpose. And both will be rewarded for their own hard work. (1 Corinthians 3:6-8, New Living Translation)

If we are going to great things, we need to plant the seed of potential, see that it is watered and let God do the rest.

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Connie Allen 07 Apr 2009
Great article. So true. GOD BLESS YOU




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