Finally, the soil is warm enough to put tomato plants in the ground and anticipate sunflowers stretching toward warmth. It takes until June for that to be a reliable bet in Chicago. Before that, we’re busy working the midwestern clay soil with all the compost it can hold and culling the thousands of weed seedlings that don’t care as much as tomatoes do if the soil is healthy.
The harvest, though, depends on more than the soil.
What does your harvest look like? What does it look like through God’s eyes? You might be surprised at the answer. Join me over at The Glorious Table to talk more about harvests, hard work, and that devil comparison that steals our joy over the sweet summer growth.