The tree of life (intimate relationship with God) is at hand, inspiring others to partake. God’s fruit (His qualities), evident in His children (the righteous-by His act, not ours), encourages others toward a relationship with God and the unashamed freedom it offers.
I sit in a state of pause, feeling helpless as an individual in a global pandemic, wishing I could make a difference. I realize I can. I can take a knee and pause for the pandemic, aiding those on the front-lines with my behavior.
There’s a river that God’s in the midst of. It’s so influential that even the streams coming from it refresh the distant lands they touch. It’s a holy place, that river. It houses the most High.
Is friendship essential to the soul? The word essential indicates something vital, fundamental, a lifeblood, or a necessity. Does this describe what a friend should be?