Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

General
We cannot do everything. God's reign is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our seeing and knowing. We plant seeds, knowing that they hold hope for the future. We lay foundations that will need further development. There is a sense of liberation, however, in realizing that. We can do something, and we can do it very well. We can take that first step knowing that we may never see the end of the road, the results of actions, the recipients of our giving. We receive and offer the gift of hope. The harvest will come. I am a dirt gardener. Many of my days are spent "growing dirt," preparing the soil for future plantings. That is an act of hope. We know that we are only workers, not…
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