Bird Seed

12 May

Soil (Photo credit: arimoore)

Jesus told a story about bird seed?

He did too. He was by the lake and so many people came that he got in a boat and told them stories while they stood on the shore.

You know, those stories with two bulls in them – those pair a bulls.

But this story wasn’t about bulls, it was about bird seed.


A farmer went out to sow his seed. Some of the seed fell along the path and the birds came and ate it up.


See, I told you it was a story about bird seed.

What do you mean, there’s more to the story?


Some of the farmer’s seed fell in rocky places without much soil. It grew quickly, but when the sun came out the plants withered because they had no root.


I don’t get it. I understand bird seed – but rock seed?

Okay, I’ll listen.


Some of the seed fell among thorns which grew up and choked the plants.


Maybe the birds could eat the thorn seeds.

I am listening.


Some of the seed fell on good soil and produced a crop – a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what was sown.


I sure hope that crop was of something I like to eat.

There’s more to the story? I’ve still got to listen?

But I was getting ready to eat.


Jesus disciples asked him what the parable meant and He told them.

Jesus said that the seed is the word of God. Those on the path hear the word, but then the devil takes the word from their hearts so they won’t believe and be saved.


You mean those birds are the devil? I thought I saw a few birds looking at me with the evil eye.


Those on the rock receive the word with joy, but since they have no root they fall away when things get hard.


It’s really rocky where I live. I wonder if that takes everybody’s joy away. It takes mine away when a little rock gets stuck in my paw.

I am too listening.


The thorns are those who hear but worries, and money, and stuff become more important to them.


Does that include food?


The seed on the good soil stands for those who hear the word, understand it, stick with it, and produce a crop.


Oh, I get it now. When the word falls on good soil, that means more food.

Come on everybody, get away from that path, and those rocks, and the thorns. You’ve got to hang out on the good soil.

Get moving. I’m waiting for the food.


Posted by on May 12, 2013 in Bongo, Dogology, humor


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25 responses to “Bird Seed

  1. marina kanavaki

    May 12, 2013 at 11:20 am

    Exactly, Bongo!!!!

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 1:56 pm

      Marina, everybody should be producing crops – don’t you think?

      • marina kanavaki

        May 12, 2013 at 2:33 pm

        I couldn’t agree more my dear Bongo!!

  2. To Shea

    May 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm

    The more food the Merrier!!!!

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 1:57 pm

      That’s what I say for sure!


    May 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I love your stories and Bongos input;)

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 1:57 pm

      Thanks Max.

  4. Two French Bulldogs

    May 12, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    We like your story for sure
    Benny & Lily

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 1:57 pm

      Thanks Benny & Lily.

  5. colliesofthemeadow

    May 12, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    Ginger says just water them all and they will grow…… why is the old guy telling me about the Israelites in the desert? Why didnt they water the desert? then it wouldnt be a desert…. jeesh… put me Ginger in charge of the world and all your problems will be solved…. um… why is the old guy beating his head against the wall? Here let me help you old guy… hehehe

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 10:16 pm

      Ginger, I don’t think your dad understands your plans for world domination. If he really knew what you were up to he’d be cheering you on.

  6. Dogs N Pawz

    May 12, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    Great story! We really liked it 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 10:25 pm

      Thanks so much Dogs N Pawz.

  7. Chancy and his cats

    May 12, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Yep, sweet Bongo the good soil is for sure the place to hang out. Another great story! Hugs and nose kisses

    • Bongo

      May 12, 2013 at 10:27 pm

      Thanks Chancy. Hugs and nose kisses back to you.

  8. eripanwkevin

    May 13, 2013 at 7:39 am

    I like this story, Bongo! It gives us lots of things we should learn!!! Thank you very much for telling it, Bongo’s person! 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 13, 2013 at 1:17 pm

      Thanks Kevin – and my person says you’re welcome.

  9. snoopys@snoopysdogblog

    May 13, 2013 at 7:50 am

    Hey Bongo,

    Did you get the food? Were you in the right place?

    Wags to all,

    Your pal Snoopy 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 13, 2013 at 1:18 pm

      Snoopy, I finally found the food – or I mean Scratchy found it.

  10. Alfie Entlebucher (@AlfieEntle)

    May 13, 2013 at 8:07 am

    Roooo pawsome story Bongo – hope you got some food in the end *waggy tail*

    • Bongo

      May 13, 2013 at 1:19 pm

      Thanks Alfie. I got into – I mean, Scratchy got into the food.

  11. angelswhisper2011

    May 14, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    Bongo, we loved the story and your interpretation of it… 😀

    • Bongo

      May 14, 2013 at 1:44 pm

      Thanks Little Binky and Angels Whisper.

  12. Misty Shores Chesapeakes

    May 20, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Good message 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 20, 2013 at 4:11 pm

      Thanks Misty Shores.


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