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Learning from the rose

If you abide in Me and My voice abides in you, anything you ask will come to pass for you.    Your abundant growth and your faithfulness as My followers will bring glory to the Father. (John 15:7-8 VOICE) It dawned on me as I was out in the garden this weekend that a rose goes through various stages of growth, as does every plant in nature. I have never really seen a rose seed, or at least I didn't think I had, until I realized those things called "hips" are really the pods for the seed of the rose. I had always thought roses were produced from cuttings taken from another bush and rooted. While this is true, the rose began as a seed, much like faith begins within each of us - tiny, almost imperceptible, and not too evident that it was even a seed because it was "concealed" a little under something else. I wanted to know more about rose "seeds", because you don't find them packaged in the aisle at your local retailer most of the time, so it mad