In the first image that Jesus shares with us today we see a gardener go out, scatter seed on the ground, and go to sleep until the plants are ready. In my mind, this is the parable of the terrible gardener. I do not understand why Jesus would show us such a terrible example of gardening. Did they weed, did they prep the garden beds, did they use compost, did they water, did they appropriately space the seeds? This is clearly not going to work well for this out of control gardener…
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.