Adam Working in the Garden

Imagine being Adam as each day he was in charge of naming the animals and working the garden. We should approach each day with this same enthusiasm. Like Adam, let us seize the day by bringing more order to God’s world. Here is a poem to inspire this thought. Have a great weekend my friends!

Step Ahead

Working the garden
And naming the birds
Naming the animals
And attending to the herds

Focused on the job
Being the dude
Taking care of each detail
Even in the nude

Totally focused on a purpose
And being a good keeper
Bringing order to His world
With no need for a beeper

No house to live in
But simple as can be
No restaurants to dine at
Or movies to see

Just busy as a bee
So nothing shortchanged
Just taking care of nature
And getting it arranged

By Mark Shields – © 02-12-2015
Inspired by Study of Genesis 2
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About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.
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