The garden of His planting

flower garden
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O the summer borders
tumbling with colors that never clash,
cascading with diversity,
originality, individuality,
rich beyond human wealth,
patterned beyond human art,
rooted by rain
and blossomed by sun
into a symphony of
riotous bloom!

Such are the flower beds of humanity,
tenderly sown by a Master hand,
each one of us perfectly placed
to enhance our neighbor,
however diverse
our colors of thought—
the graces of Spirit
being quite sufficient
to bond our hearts
and blend our lives.

And such is the largesse of our dear Maker
that we cannot help loving
to flower with each other
in the garden of His planting!

—Fenella Bennetts

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In the Christian Science Bible Lesson
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June 9, 2014

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