371. With rake and seeds and sower, and hoe and line and reel, when meadows shrill with “peeping” and the old world wakes from sleeping, who wouldn’t be a grower that has a heart to feel? ~Frederick Frye Rockwell

It was the busy hour
When from the city hardware store
Emerged a gentleman, who bore
One hoe, one spade, one wheelbarrow.

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From there our hero promptly went
Into a seed establishment,
And for these things his money spent:
One peck of bulbs, one job-lot-shrub,
and one quart of assorted seeds.

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He has a garden under way
And if he’s fairly lucky, say,
He’ll have, about the end of May
One one squash vine, one eggplant, one budding flower.
~Author Unknown

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Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. 2 Corinthians 9:10 ✝

Thank you, Lord Jesus, that you save, you heal, you restore, and you reveal Your Father’s heart to us! You have captured me with grace and I’m caught in Your infinite embrace!

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3 thoughts on “371. With rake and seeds and sower, and hoe and line and reel, when meadows shrill with “peeping” and the old world wakes from sleeping, who wouldn’t be a grower that has a heart to feel? ~Frederick Frye Rockwell

  1. Pingback: 371. With rake and seeds and sower, and hoe and line and reel, when meadows shrill with “peeping” and the old world wakes from sleeping, who wouldn’t be a grower that has a heart to feel? ~Frederick Frye Rockwell | Sacred Touches

  2. Love the fertile seeds you sow on freshly dug soil,dear Natalie, and the anticipation of new life to come.The warm rays of the spring sun eager to bring smiles and compensate the grower for the time he worked … As you sow,so shall you reap … Meaningful post,Natalie,you know how to handle the tools and make the land fertile for better harvests … Love and hugs ,Doda 🙂

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  3. Oh, I love you reponse to my post, Doda! That’s what I pray that my thoughts are. Seeds that fall on the soil of those who not yet know the Lord as well as seeds that help to keep all of us focused on the giver of life and lover of our souls. Hugs and love to you too. 🙂

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