Has anyone ever told you, “you’re reaping what you’ve sowed”? It’s true that some things that happen to us are a direct result of something we have done. However, that is not always the case. There are also times when we reap what we do not sow.
Those who know me know that I like to garden. I have a vegetable garden. This past year I saw the leaves of a tomato plant sprouting in the garden. I began to cultivate it, and for the past three months my husband and I have been enjoying the sweet juice of delicious yellow tomatoes. I have no idea where this plant came from. I didn’t plant it. Was there a loose seed in the soil of another plant I purchased? Did a bird drop the seed from a neighboring garden? I don’t know where or how it got there, but I do know that I reaped tomatoes I didn’t sow.
In addition to good, we also, unfortunately, can be the receivers of pain, sorrow, and agony that we don’t deserve. Read more