“The center of salvation is the cross of Jesus, and the reason it is so easy to obtain salvation is because it cost God so much. The cross is the point where God and sinful man merge with a crash and the way to life is opened–but the crash is on the heart of God.”

Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

for your weekend

Thankful for these reminders to be patient, celebrate my smallness, and have faith that seeds are growing even if we can’t see the sprouts yet. Enjoy your weekend, friends. Here are a few good reads for along the way.

Seasons by Austin Kleon

Am I Humble Enough to Learn from Millennials? by Nicole Sheets for Christianity Today

Restlessness Uncovered by Caroline TeSelle

A Gardening Poem About Living by Parker Palmer for On Being

When You Feel Like You’re the Only One by Susie Davis

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