The Frustrations

Fruit the Hard Way

Some think it's easy, but I didn't. I'd watched my grandfather do it for too many years.Growing a garden is relaxing but also taxing. Breaking up a piece of unplowed ground with a tiller emits sweat, filthiness, and if I'm not cautious a few words better left unsaid....

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The Water Spigot

By this time tomorrow, I will have a purely ornamental water spigot. It will exit from one of the posts that grace my deck, and its primary function will be to serve as a hook for a plant.Up until last fall, this spigot served an important role in the lives of the...

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Needful Seeds

Galatians 5:22-23a - The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. (NIV)Our grape arbour is filled with grapes this year. What a joy it is to go pick this fruit directly from the vine. These are...

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No Fruit

I've never seen such a lonely sight; As an apple tree with no fruit to bite. Empty fruit trees all around, no fruit do they bear; Empty world that's lost it's hope, for no one seems to care.   The spoils of the rich and lazy, gotten by being plundered; From the backs...

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Fruit

A few months ago, I had the responsibility of delivering some donations to the local City Mission, a place where the homeless and often, the broken or bruised can find refuge from a life that has been turned upside down for them.It was late autumn, and already the...

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Hollow Fruit

John 15:4-5 - Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart...

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