Dirt is Amazing!
I was feeding the pigs this morning and thinking, “It’s amazing how God made everything around us from dirt. The Roselle gets its tartness from the same dirt that watermelon gets its sweetness.
The oak gets its strength from the same soil that wildflowers get their fragility. Pecan and walnut trees make oil. Some plants are nourishing, others are poisonous, but they all come from the same soil. Cows and goats eat a widely varying diet of plants and both make rich cream. Chickens eat bugs that come from the ground and make eggs and meat, but no matter what you try to name, everything stems from dirt.”
Then, a few hours later, I read this, on Dave’s Garden: