by Beth Richardson on July 11, 2014 · 2 comments

The Parable of the Sower

Friday, July 11. Read “The Gardener” (p. 34). We often think of sprouting but not pruning as evidence of transformation. In what way have you experienced pruning as a gift? As a sign of growth? Download the digital issue of “Transformation” today.

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Words from The Word: I hold my life in my hand continually, but I do not forget your law.
-Psalm 119:109 (NRSV)

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Matthew 13:3-9. “Listen! A sower went out to sow…”

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is consideration of the article, Opening to Transformation. Open yourself through meditation.

Art Credit: JESUS MAFA. The parable of the sower, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.

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