Be Awake

Mark 4:18-19
“Those (seeds) sown among thorns are another sort. They are the people who hear the word, but worldly anxiety, the lure of riches, and the craving for other things intrude and choke the word, and it bears no fruit.”

God’s word comes to us in scripture, in rituals, in silent prayer, through music, through other people, through art, through animals, and through nature and all of creation. There are many “seeds” being sown…but what is the condition of our “soil”? Are we cultivating our soil? What other words, music, TV shows, or friends might be poisoning our soil and “choking” God’s seeds? How are you cooperating in becoming the person God intended you to become?

Suggested song of the day– “I Want to Follow You” on the Listen to Your Heart album.
Hear free clips of Bill’s songs by clicking on Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes to the right.
CDs available by clicking “home” and then the “store” tab.
Have a blessed day!

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About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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