The Seed You Carry

John 1:1-5 In the beginning [before all time] was the Word (Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God Himself.

2 He was present originally with God.

3 All things were made and came into existence through Him; and without Him was not even one thing made that has come into being.

4 In Him was Life, and the Life was the Light of men.

5 And the Light shines on in the darkness, for the darkness has never overpowered it [put it out or absorbed it or appropriated it, and is unreceptive to it]. AMP

This morning I was listening to the song Breath of Heaven sung by Amy Grant. There is a phrase in there that says… chosen me now to carry your son, I am waiting in silent prayer; I am frightened by the load I bear in a world as cold as stone…

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Good Ground

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July 8, 2011

I grew up on a farm.  We didn’t just live on a farm; my daddy was actually a farmer who grew crops on the farm.  So I know a little bit about ground.  Both good ground and bad ground.

I would say that most of his work consisted of preparing the ground to receive the seeds.  He did everything he could do to make that ground, good ground.  If he did a good job and was successful in creating good ground, then when the seeds were planted the crop would grow well with minimum effort and the harvest would be abundant. Continue reading

GIGO

June 10, 2011
I remember many years ago when I was studying computer science, first in vo-tech in the 70’s then in college in the 80’s, there was a term that was frequently used. It sounded funny, and we began to toss it around quite flippantly, but nevertheless one that is true and was birthed out of truth. The irony of that term is that it is pretty much universal, not just for computers. That term is GIGO or Garbage In Garbage Out.
 
Through the years I’ve come to realize this is critically true of us as humans. From the moment a baby is born, they are learning. They are taking in information which will develop them into the person they will become.The better the information they take in, the better person they will grow to be. Continue reading