The miracle is in the seed, not in the soil. The miracle is in the seed, not in the tending of the farmer. The Kingdom is in the “already there” working of the seed. What matters is that the seed has an opportunity to do what seeds do.
Fiction? Truth. Real life sightings of Jesus – “God in action”. ”God sightings”. Our expression of a desire to see God in action, our desire to know Christ. Someone found the face of Jesus in a fish stick. Another found Mary, the mother of Jesus, on a grilled cheese sandwich.