Sometimes the signs of the Kingdom of God are not readily apparent, and we need to seek out those "Hidden Treasures."
We cannot always tell the difference between wheat and weeds-- which may be why Jesus suggests that we should let the "weeds" be and concentrate on growing good wheat.
The parable of the sower reminds us that God sows seeds of love, forgiveness and redemption in all kinds of soil!
Sometimes the yoke of Christ is not especially easy-- but it is what keeps us safe in the storms of life.
Small acts of hospitality, like passing out a cup of cold water, may not seem like monumental acts. But Jesus encouraged his followers to do just that, because sometimes the little things...