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You Reap What You Sow, Not Something Else

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“You reap what you sow, not something else, but that. An act of love makes the soul more loving. A deed of humbleness deepens humbleness. The thing reaped is the very thing sown, multiplied a hundred fold. You have sown a seed of life, you reap life everlasting.” —  Frederick William Robertson

Sowing Anonymous Benefits

Copyright 2017 by R. A. Robbins

“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.” 

—Robert Louis Stevenson

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We Cannot Plant Seeds with Closed Fists

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.”  —  Adolfo Perez Esquivel
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Did I Offer Peace Today?

Copyright 2014 by R..A.Robbins

“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.” — Henri Nouwen
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