look at the flowers

Are you enjoying the arrival of spring? There’s lots more color and new life to look at this time of year. The lawns are getting green, the trees are flowering, and the flowers are in bloom.

Jesus wants us to look at the flowers and notice something about ourselves.

Flowers are beautiful. They make people smile. They’re worth paying for. We love them.

Jesus says the same is true for you. Only so much more.

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