by Susann Cronau
Pink flowers erupted from a tree in our backyard this spring for the first time since we moved to Meadowood Drive. What a surprise, and what a joy! Our new tree, a Crab Apple, is a welcome addition to our small, but busy yard.
Trees are often evoked in Scripture. From the very beginning of Genesis, God uses trees to bear eternal life and the knowledge of good and evil in the garden.
In Jeremiah 17:8, we read: