Because seeds have life within them, every good and necessary deed or word puts (or sows) life into the marriage. Seeds also represent the promise of abundance:

“But this [I say], He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.” ( 2 Cor. 9:6)

This meant that we could begin focusing on the future—knowing that by doing or saying what was right, we would make the future bright