Daily Devotional

Seeing the Potential


The plant had only two puny leaves sticking out of a dirty clay pot. When one of the rummage-sale workers asked me, “Will you take it?” my first thought was,

Another plant? That scrawny thing? But then I remembered a small space on my kitchen windowsill, just the right size for the ugly pot, and I brought it home. If this plant were to die, nothing would be lost. As months passed, one more leaf and then another and another appeared. With warm sunshine and an occasional drink of water, the little plant began to thrive. Every time ...

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