According to Mental Floss magazine, Jane Percy planted a most unusual garden. She was fascinated by botanical gardens that grew plants with healing properties. In 2005, she decided to plant a garden of poisonous plants. Her 14-acre plot contains 100 plants that could kill. We often plant such gardens, filling our lives with destructive emotions, behaviors and beliefs, things so deadly they can kill the soul.

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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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