Spring has sprung…and He makes everything new.

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That not-so-lovely picture above is an area right behind my apartment complex. People just dump trash and all sorts of unpleasant items there. It’s overgrown, unkept, and not a very scenic route to take while walking my dog.
A few months ago, I saw this girl slaving away in the hot sun for hours…gardening. At first, I thought she was crazy. I didn’t understand why she was putting so much work into an area that no one is going to appreciate or take care of.
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As time went on, this unpleasant, trash filled area became more and more beautiful…because she cared and took the time. Now, there are flowers, plants, and vegetables flourishing on a piece of land that used to be complete destruction.
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Scripture talks about God making “everything new.” I feel like that is exactly what this girl was doing. God can take the most broken hearts, deepest wounds, and devastated areas and make them new.

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“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has gone, the new has come!”
-2 Corinthians 5:17

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