Seed are sown before harvest is expected. A farmer who clears a field, tills the ground, cultivates the farmland and goes away only to come back at harvest time can never receive a harvest. In farming, the seed always precedes the harvest and is completely applicable in our lives as well. In other words, if you want to reap happiness, then you have to sow seeds by making other people happy.
If you want to reap financial blessings, you have to sow financially. If you desire friendships, you have to be a good friend first. Sowing seeds is not just a one-time effort, it’s an important part of everyday life. Instead of focusing on your need, worrying about how it’s going to work out and living frustrated, look for ways you can sow a little seed of that your expectations. Be more seed-oriented than need-oriented. Can you give an encouraging word to someone who’s down? Is there someone you can pray for? Are you investing quality time with your loved ones? It is the duty of the sower to sow and God who alone knows how to make plants grow makes it happen and causes the sower to reap bountifully.
God will do more than you can ask or think. Find someone to put smile on his/her face, then your face will also attract a smile from another face. It’s the law of God and the law of nature.
“God, thank You that I have the good seed of Your Word and Your love within me. Help me to sow generously in the lives of others in Jesus’ Name. Amen.”