Prepare Your Garden
In the Gospel according to Mark, Christ talks about the sower of seeds. As he sowed, some seeds fell on a path, other seeds fell on rocky ground, while still more fell among thorns. Only the seeds that fell on fertile soil took root and produced fruit. As we get ready for Easter, let us think of Lent as a time to prepare our spiritual garden.
How do we get our garden ready for a new season? We clean out the weeds, we turn the soil, and we nourish it so that whatever we plant will flourish. In essence, the season