Scattering Seeds

Guest Post by Lisa Buffaloe
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I begin my day by reading devotions written by bloggers, authors, speakers, and saints who now stand in the presence of the Lord. Their words encourage, uplift, leave me points to ponder and verses to cherish.
Words spread across the continents through books, magazines, and newspapers. Approximately 153 million blogs exist on the internet. I sit here at my computer and wish I could blog like Ann Voskamp, speak like Beth Moore, write deep theology like C.S. Lewis, and sing like… well…anyone who can actually sing.
However, I know I’m me. And the cool thing is, God doesn’t make clones. We don’t have to be like anyone else. God made me to be me, and you to be you. Your style of delivery, how you speak and how you write, will be different from others. Your situation and circumstances bring unique perspectives.
We all scatter word seeds. Every word spoken, every letter written for God’s glory, is tailor made for delivery and tailor made for the receiver.
So my seed-sowing friends, keep feeding on God’s Word, so you may keep scattering worthy seeds.
“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harest of your righteousness” (2 Corinthians 9:10 NIV).
 Lisa Buffaloe is contributing author for The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter. Her articles have appeared in Angels on Earth magazine, as well as Guideposts, Rest Ministries, (in)courage.me, and others. She’s an active member of writing organizations and critique groups, leads Bible studies, and speaks to writer and women’s groups. Her manuscripts have placed as finalists in the 2011 Women of Faith and the 2010 ACFW Genesis writing contests, and won awards with other distinguished writing contests. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

16 thoughts on “Scattering Seeds

  1. Very true. We aren’t clones, and even though we may not reach the masses of people a Beth Moore or C.S. Lewis can reach, we can reach people they can’t. I think that’s all God asks of us. Good post.

  2. What a word of encouragement to me! Tomorrow, I will teaching at our Greater Harvest Workshops and your post is timely and inspiring. I named the workshops that to focus on being a seed sower with everything we write. Thank you!

  3. Amen!
    If everyone wrote exactly the same, we would all get very bored
    very quickly, I love the variety of what God is saying through a
    bunch of Christian writers and speakers. Blessings Ms.Lisa!
    Poppa

  4. Lisa, I’m so glad God doesn’t make clones. I’m glad you are you! I like reading what you write. I wouldn’t want you to be like everyone else. Keep scattering those seeds! You’re a great seed-sower! Blessings, dear one!

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