Sunday, September 12, 2010

Ancient Willow with Gracefully Aging Parents

But the godly will flourish like palm trees
and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon
For they are transplanted to the LORD's own
They flourish in the courts of our God.
Even in old age they will still produce fruit;
they will remain vital and green.
They will declare, "The LORD is just!
He is my rock!
There is no evil in him!"

Psalm 92:12-15, New Living Translation

This morning we were blessed with another great service that began with this psalm of David and proceeded into praise, and continued with a message about this season and how we are to bear fruit and reach out to bless others, even as we receive into ourselves the sustenance from the flow within us, while we remain in the vine and in God's love. Without Christ we can do nothing! But with him we can do all things!

I took this photo this Labour Day near Confederation Park with my new camera, the first digital one I have had. I love willow trees and this is a particularly fine one.


Anonymous said...

Beautiful willow tree!

Is that picture taken, by chance, on the beach strip by confederation park in hamilton?


Suzanne said...

Thanks r. Yeah it is on the beach strip close to Confederation park. We were going to go minigolfing, but it started to drizzle, so we just got our walk in.

Anonymous said...

thought I recognised that! I grew up close to there.