“The seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how.” This little parable of how the seed grows “secretly” is peculiar to Mark (not in Matthew or Luke). The Kingdom of God does seem to “do its own thing.” It grows in spite of how badly we do to promote it. In the movie, The life of Pi, Pi’s interviewer is mystified by the story of the tiger. Despite not understanding it, he likes it anyway. “And so it goes with God,” says Pi. “God works in mysterious way,” is an old saying. And, so He does!