As stated a few verses below this passage, diligence is a great trait to posses. We each have access to different types of land but how do we till it? What do we DO with it?
Our minds are like the land. Our thoughts are the seeds we plant (allowing to remain or planted by others). Do we prep the soil by tilling it, adding fertilizer and maybe even an irrigation system?
And when it’s harvest time, have we prepared to reap what we have sown? Knowledge is only powerful when applied, right?