Whilst musing over this Sunday’s parable (the sower and the different soils), I hit upon the Dummies.com article, “How to Improve Soil Quality for Healthy Plant Growth,” by Sven Wombwell. Sven suggests that “Worms really are a gardener’s best friends. They feed on organic matter and then disperse it through the soil.” There are many ways to engage in analogical soil/soul improvement preaching on this parable, but the worms, and the organic matter that they eat, stuck with me…

worms eat through the dead

making soil for the living;

some resurrection.

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