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Newness of Life

Right now there are thousands of seeds of various plants buried in the ground around your home. When spring arrives according to God’s purpose these seeds will begin to grow, pushing their way up through the soil and developing into a beautiful seedling. Eventually some of the seedlings will reach maturity. I am always amazed […]

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The Concealed Plant

“The very act of planting a seed in the earth has in it to me something beautiful. I always do it with a joy that is largely mixed with awe. I watch my garden beds after they are sown, and think how one of God’s exquisite miracles is going on beneath the dark earth out […]

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Seed Travelers

Each year the plants spring forth anew, Scattered far from where they grew, For seeds are travelers, you know Transported by animals, to and fro.   In the last issue of the Beacon Lights the two agents of seed dispersal discussed were birds and insects.  This article will be a continuation of the same subject […]

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Seed Carriers

“In the garden more grows than the gardener sows.” This old proverb is very painfully obvious if we but look in our own gardens.  Have you ever wondered, while weeding the garden or lawn, where all the weed seeds came from? Perhaps you have been surprised to discover the various types of plants growing in […]

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Seed Carriers

“In the garden more grows than the gardener sows.” This old proverb is very painfully obvious if we but look in our own gardens. Have you ever wondered, while weeding the garden or lawn, where all the weed seeds came from? Perhaps you have been surprised to discover the various types of plants growing in […]

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