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Weeds and Seeds

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“To see things in the seed, that is genius.” - Lao Tzu

“To see things in the seed, that is genius.” – Lao Tzu

In life’s garden, there are weeds and flowers. We can be overtaken by the weeds, those daily irritations, small minds and minor inconveniences. Pull weeds every day and plant seeds in their place, and sow twice as many seeds to hinder the weeds return.

What weeds will you pull and what seeds will you sow?

Weed varieties: complaining, gossip, pettiness, jealousy, entitlement, negativity, unforgiveness. PULL THEM.

Seeds varieties: encouragement, laughter, hope, enthusiasm, fun, gratitude, joy, patience, grace, generosity, compassion, service, faith, optimism. SOW THEM.

Grey doesn’t look good on you. Go color the world.

9 Comments Post a comment
  1. optimisticgladness #

    Love this analogy!

    January 13, 2013
  2. So good! I needed to be reminded that I have a choice what I let grow in my life!

    January 14, 2013
  3. Time to sow, exactly what we want to reap. Nice thoughts for a Monday!

    January 14, 2013
  4. Reblogged this on Jonathan Hilton and commented:
    Pull The Weeds!

    January 14, 2013

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