Behold, a farmer tilled his fields, planted seed and labored lovingly many sweat filled days with
hope for a bountiful harvest.
But alas, a drought came and the farmer harvested scarcely enough to feed his own family and to
have seed for the next year.
The next year the same thing happened and again the next.
But, on the fourth year the farmer reaped a bountiful harvest of such proportions that it more than
made up for the losses of the lean years.
His neighbors who had become discouraged and stopped planting asked him why he kept
He answered and said, if I plant in due season I will reap a bountiful harvest.
To reap, you must sow.