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Parable of the Sower: Hearing, Understanding and Producing

Earlier this week, I went through some notes that I wrote about what I learned from Matthew 13:1-23. As I read over my journal, I thought it would be a great idea to share what I learned with you. 768 more words

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Automatic Soil Action

Text: Mark 4:26-34

St. Paul wrote in our Epistle reading, “In this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, if indeed by putting it on we may not be found naked. 1,502 more words


Worries of This Life

The parable of the sower still resonates despite our modern culture. It is a simple tale and yet each of us can probably identify with one or more of the seeds in the story. 251 more words

Ordinary Time

In Humility and Simplicity, God Makes Us Grow

Image source: http://blogs.nd.edu/fullofgrace/files/2012/11/Mustard-Seed-Icon.jpg

Jesus said: “To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. 535 more words


Imago Gospels - 27 - Matchstick

Mark 4

This is part of what is known as the matchstick bush. When you first pluck it from the bush, it is a solid stalk. 253 more words


How does your garden grow?

Pentecost 3 – 2015

Mark 4:26-34

Marian Free

In the name of God, Creator, Redeemer and Sanctifier. Amen. 

For at least the last forty-five years I have been involved in discussions about the future of the church. 975 more words

Mark's Gospel