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The Kingdom of God is like a Weed

Like a lot of you, I raked and weeded my three acres of flower gardens in May that my wife Paige insisted we plant fifteen years ago against my strenuous objections. Then I purchased and shoveled out the twenty tons of black mulch, using a gift card from our youth of course. It looked great for a week, pristine, beautiful, nothing but black, green and a little color of the flowers just starting to blossom. The first of June, I noticed a thistle. Yesterday when I mowed, uninvited plants were everywhere. I couldn’t even get a month of perfection without weeds ruining everything.   Continue reading The Kingdom of God is like a Weed