Seed to salad. I press the seeds into the ground beginning in April. The transformation from tiny bits easily lost in my garden glove to lettuces and spinach always fills me with wonder. Wonder at the design of the insides of the seed—seemingly dead—brought to life by soil, sun, water, and air. Wonder at the process of growth and change. Wonder at receiving the result. I have not created any of this. I receive. I am a steward of what I’ve received. “What do you have that you did not receive?” I Corinthians 4:7

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