Lemon Time Again

Well today was the first day of lemon picking. I hear they say that if life gives you lemons -make lemonade. Check…done that and nothing is sweeter. So maybe the next step as the harvest comes in is to share some with the neighbors. In everything give thanks for this is the will of God…

The Sweetest Fruit

They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green.  Psalm 92:14 ESV As my Dad grew older he began to leave things behind. First, left his career and then his home town as he with my Step-mom Amy moved to Florida. As the years went by be began to lose…

A 2 Way Street

In our backyard is a lemon tree that loves to give fruit. Every year right after Christmas you will find it loaded with hundreds of lemons. No one has ever done any pruning spraying or fertilizing. It loves where it lives. I have discovered that its secret is in its flowers. Each year in early…

Sweet Fruit

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5   A small faith in a big God may be only the size of a mustard seed but it can grow –…

Good Fruit

You will recognize them by their fruits.Matthew 7:16 When we were in Brazil a few years ago we were constantly amazed by the variety and beauty of the tropical fruits. Some were brightly colored and sweet while some were strangely tangy and exotic. Given just the right climate and soil the fruit was abundant and…