Monday, June 7, 2021

Growth

 

Haiku of the kingdom


Agricultural

metaphors abound: seeds, growth

and much fruitfulness.


Here is the kingdom;

seed is scattered on the ground,

grows in ways unseen.


How does the seed grow?

Who can understand? Who cares,

we’ll still harvest it!


Again, the kingdom

is like a mustard seed; small,

but great potential!


A home for the birds;

a great outcome for this seed,

small and unacclaimed.


Parables sneak up,

catching hearers by surprise;

life-giving wisdom.


Great story-telling

Jesus! Drawing us in, and

disturbing our thoughts!


© Ken Rookes 2021

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