First Law of Gardening

Sir, leave it one more year and give me time to dig round it and manure it: it may bear fruit next year

Luke 13:8,9
Exodus 3:1-8,13-15; Psalms 103:1-4,6-8-11; I Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Luke 13:1-9

Sermon Week/Year

Third Sunday of Lent, C

Once upon a time, there was a little boy who, in an outburst of temper, shouted to his mother: “I hate you! I hate you! I hate you!” Then, fearing punishment, he ran up into the hillside where he shouted into the valley: “I hate you! I hate you! I hate you!” And back from the valley came the echo: “I hate you! I hate you! I hate you!” This startled the boy, and he ran back to the house and told his mother that a mean voice was coming out of the valley shouting “I hate you.” Whereupon, his mother took him to the hillside and told him to shout, “I love you! I love you! I love you!”…

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