Tag Archives: bearing fruit

Of Grain and Growing

Unlike these great fields of wheat, we can bear fruit over and over again… if we do not give up on staying green and growing. Continue reading

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The Rescue Tomato

Sometimes it seems that it takes an awful lot of work to produce a small thing but whenever we sow good seed, great things can happen. Continue reading

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Trouble in the Orchard

A fruit tree that won’t bloom can’t bear fruit. That’s really frustrating, especially if you love apples! Continue reading

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Parable of the Pear and the Pair

The Bradford Pear is in full bloom now,
thirty feet of boughs and branches
covered with false promises,
white as heaven, each blossom a little lie: Continue reading

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End of Harvest

Well, I guess with the way this year has gone, I shouldn’t be too shocked to see a hard freeze predicted for this weekend, starting tonight.

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Purpose Driven Life

Spring has surged
so green and sudden
that the Bradford pears
have already gone
from bloom to leaf. Continue reading

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Reflections along the River

Whatever reaches light

can bear its fruit

even in the midst of mud and clay,
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