Apple Harvest

“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:5 NKJV As a New Englander I don’t have much experience with grape vines. But I do remember that in the winter we used to prune apple…

There is always work in God’s Vineyard!

And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing. And he said to them, ‘Why do you stand here idle all day?’ They said to him, ‘Because no one has hired us.’ He said to them, ‘You go into the vineyard too.’ Matthew 20:6-7 Often this parable is taught as if the workers…

Fruitfulness as We Grow Older

There they were: two does and a buck quietly browsing under the branches of the old Apple tree until they saw us coming. Then at a leisurely pace they turned and in a moment they were hidden from our view. Though the tree is probably over 60 years old, all it took to have another…