"In the parable of the sowers, Jesus talks about the different kinds of soil and how sown seed responds to it. I've come to realize that at one time or another, I've been all of the kinds of dirt Jesus describes.
Sometimes, I'm the rocky soil that doesn't provide a deep enough medium for the Word to thrive. I hear the lesson, I agree with the lesson but I don't do anything to nurture the Word in my life. It sprouts, then fails--a victim of my neglect."
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