I always thought I would like gardening. Until I became master over some gardens. Then I quickly realized how labour-intensive it is, how on-your-knees it must be, how the dirt jams in under your fingernails and stays for quite some time. Perhaps because I am not a natural gardener, but a sweaty, hot, grumbling gardener, everything that grows under my imperfect watch is a miracle, worthy of celebration.Read More
Hear and welcome. That’s what the people of the good ground do, those seeds that fell, grew, bloom and spread.
So, how do we hear and welcome God’s call on our lives? And God’s word in our lives?
Part of the answer is found in Jesus’ patient explanation of this parable to his disciples, about what happened to the other seeds that were sown.Read More worry, seeds, roots, distraction, ambition