The mimosa pudice plant is sometime called the sensitive plant. Found in Central and South America, it folds up its leaves in response to heat, wind or human touch. Some human beings are like that. If times get tough—they fold up. If people try to get close, they fold up.

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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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