A farmer took a piece of bad earth and made things flourish thereon. Proud of his accomplishments, he asked his minister to come by and see what he had done. The minister was impressed. “Thats the tallest corn Ive ever seen. Ive never seen anything as big as those melons. Praise the Lord!” He went on that way about every crop, praising the Lord for it all.
Finally the farmer couldnt take it anymore. “Reverend,” he said, “I wish you could have seen this place when the Lord was doing it by himself.”