Like A Tree – Good Fruit

If you grew up in the church, you’re familiar with camp and Sunday School songs like the one that states “and they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love, and they’ll know we are Christians by our love.” (Have that tune stuck in your head yet? You can thank me later.) Jesus said the same thing in a different way. A way that ties right into our ongoing tree theme. “By their fruit you

Like A Tree – Bearing Fruit

What’s a peach tree without peaches? A disappointment. Trees don’t simply grow for growth’s sake. They also produce seeds that are capable of developing into new trees so that the legacy of the tree can live on. Seeds often develop with transportation, protection, and/or nourishment in mind. Maple create “whirlybirds” and cottonwoods create puffs of fluff that are carried along on the wind. Some like walnuts or oaks create a hard shell around the seeds.