One year I never got around to planting a package of sun flower seeds I had. Usually these are to be planted in spring, so that big sunflowers would grow and sway in the breeze and smile on the summer days. Too late! No big sunflowers for me!
St. Paul talks about something similar in this chapter. Read slowly and you will learn about the spiritual laws of sowing and reaping which are like the farmer’s rules. Be sure and spend some thinking not only about what St. Paul says, but about yourself and how his words touch your life.
Here is a sample of a seven-syllable breath-prayer
from today’s reading:
Nothing lost when giving love
For more information about this creative way to pray,
see Bible Breaths.
This is the ninth of thirteen weeks in the season of Pentecost, Year B.
Thursdays are dedicated to the New Testament, except the Gospels.
In this season we read 2 Corinthians.
These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook. You will have the entire program of well over a thousand Firestarters with you on your phone or tablet. More information…