Nationaltoday.com says March 11 is Worship of Tools Day. What? I think I’ll write about worship that makes more sense. And throw in a biology term. I subscribe to a Word of the Day e-mail and this week, the word “tropism” captured my imagination.
My mom and daughter bond over their love of biology and other types of science. I guess that skipped a generation. I can’t be bothered, but this definition instantly reminded me of following Jesus. And that is my jam.
Tropism – the turning of all or part of an organism in a particular direction in response to an external stimulus.
My mind immediately went to the plants in my kitchen window. They always grow in the direction of the sun (if I don’t kill them first). Eventually, the vegetation will look so lopsided that I will need to turn the pot to allow growth in another area.
As followers of Christ, we should be ever growing toward the Son. Being human, we often have parts of ourselves that we try to keep away from Him. For this reason, it is good to have other believers in our lives who can see our growth patterns (accountability) and gently turn us to shine His light on the hidden parts.
“but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.”
2 Peter 3:18 NIV
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