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The Father's fair warning from a fruitless fig tree

In Christ’s parable of the fruitless fig tree (Luke 13:6-9) we find not only a warning to the nation of Israel, but a warning to the church in general. 423 more words

Religion

My Fig Tree Is Making Scripture Come Alive

Last summer I was given a small fig tree to grow in a container in my backyard.  I hadn’t  realized that such a gardening feat was even possible until I saw a fig tree with ripening figs, growing in a container on a friend’s small wooden deck.  717 more words

New Trellis and Project Update

Yesterday Mary made some extra lasagna and asked me to bring a portion over to our friend Jeanne.  As I visited with Jeanne for a couple of minutes she asked me if Mary and I were okay as she had not seen a post for several weeks and wondered if we were sick or traveling.  854 more words

Ecuador Living

OF FIG TREES AND PARAPLEGIC RABBITS

“HARVEY”

Harvey came to live with us a few years ago, claiming his spot in the jungle of our back yard, with long ears peeking over a small azalea bush which refused to bloom, and giving Charlie something else to worry about in the garden. 294 more words

Animals

Of Olive and Apple Trees!

Another for the annals of Future Food!  

Arrived this past weekend:

One Arbequina olive tree in a gallon container.  (Looks on the small side of a gallon, but hey…) 708 more words

Vegetarian

Where falling fig trees portend political change

When, after hundreds of years of sustaining life all around it, of providing shade in which prayers were chanted and blood was spilt in sacrifice, of binding communities who claimed it a symbol, when —after all these things — a great mugumo dies and crashes to the ground, its death echoes through both ecology and society. 902 more words

SIGNIFICANT ITEMS OF HOLY WEEK: Monday’s Figs and Thieves

 Monday: A Day of Figs and Thieves

The items of significance for Monday are a picture of how pleasant life can be when we follow the Lord, and what terrible things happen when we don’t. 696 more words

Holy Week