“The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God-seed into God. ” § Meister Eckhart
I lie latent in the Ground of my soul
waiting for the Farmer-Spirit to till the soil,
turn me over to bake in the Son,
and nourish me with the elixir of her grace.
Human seed conjoins with
God-seed and produces a
The holy, hard-working
Smiles at the
© rita h kowats 2014
5 thoughts on “God Seeds”
May I reblog this?
Of, course you may, Mrs. Slocum! Thank you. Enjoy those little bursts of finally-spring in your photo!
Reblogged this on inlovelustandlaughter and commented:
My favorite kind of metaphor, and well done!
I’m going to tuck this away for the next time I preach on tending the soil!
Wonderful! I so love the Meister.
On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:55 AM, SWB: Reflections on Spiritual Practice wrote: