Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

The day of the first snow was heavy and wet It settled on trees like a heavy cloak. Young Jasmine woke and quickly dressed in her pink snowsuit And kneeling in the snow, she freed the branches of her “baby apple tree” from the weight of snow. Perhaps it was the...
A Fresh Resolve

A Fresh Resolve

“Just when Joseph resolved to do this.” (Matthew 1:20)
 Resolved. Firmly determined. Definite decision. Joseph resolved not to subject Mary to public disgrace but dismiss her quietly. They were betrothed, more than engaged; they were espoused to one another. Their...