Efficient planting, or not.

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My son-in-law steered me to a more user-friendly way of gardening know as Square Foot Gardening—a precise way of designing, planting and growing crops that makes the most efficient use of space as well as seed.  In fact, we’re instructed to plant only a few seeds into each particular hole in each particular one-square-foot plot mapped out in the dirt.  This helps eliminate the need for pulling up tender shoots when there’s too much crowding for optimal growth (what a waste!), as well as to prevent wasting the seed.

It all sounds quite logical.  So, naturally, I bought the book, and I’m waiting to put it to use. 

That was several years ago.

Evidently, they didn’t use that method back in Jesus’ day either, to hear Continue reading “Efficient planting, or not.”

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They’ll be no cursing around here…

Insanity Bytes has a good idea here…

See, there's this thing called biology...

One of my pet peeves is this idea that Adam and Eve were cursed in the garden. It’s all over the internet and some great theologians I really respect, often speak casually of the curse of Eve, the curse of mankind, how we are all under a curse. For anyone interested, the fall of man is in Genesis 3, so you may read all about it yourself.

There is no curse. If we go back and read Genesis properly, God curses the serpent and He curses the ground. He does not curse Adam or Eve.  There are consequences, their lives become more difficult, everything changes, but there is no “curse” from God. He looks right at the serpent and says “Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed…”

God is a perfect Father, so while we all may be inclined to curse our own children now and then, He does…

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