When winter was half over
God sent three angels to the apple-tree
Who said to her “Be glad you little rack of empty sticks,
Because you have been chosen.
In May you will become
A wave of living sweetness
A nation of white petals
A dynasty of apples.”
Have you ever felt like a winter apple tree, like a rack of empty sticks, shaking in the cold?
I REFLECT and take time to pause and to clarify what I need to feel and do.
Lord,in this coldness of a winter day give me the hope and humility that I might REFLECT and
RESPOND to the goodness of being an apple of grace for those in need on a cold winters day.
Grace and blessings to you on a cold winter’s day.