In Others’ Words: Seeds
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist
You ever have one of those days when you crawl into bed and think, “I didn’t accomplish anything today?”
That’s because you’re thinking “harvest,” not “seed.”
When you’re all about the harvest, you’re thinking way-too-far down the road. You’re not allowing time to play out in your life …. or someone else’s life … You’re all about now.
Not every day is a “harvest” day. Some days are meant for planting seeds. That conversation you had with a friend that seemed to go nowhere?
That power struggle with your teenager that ended with yet another “no matter what, I love you” hug?
That time in prayer when you interceded at the throne of grace and mercy … and strained to hear a yes … or a no …. and heard nothing?
It’s good to remember that before the harvest come the seeds … and one is just as valuable as the other.
In Your Words: As you start your week, are you thinking about harvests or seeds?