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Part of the Vine
by Elaine Carey

Sunday, July 10, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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One of Jesus' most vivid metaphors is John 15. "I am the vine, you are the branches."


The True Vine is a:
Green leafy organism is flush with tendrils and blossom potential-
I am just a:
 branch, a segment of the True Vine.
a restful branch, not a rugged individual
 self-involved and self-loving.


Branches don't ponder

fertilizer and sunshine or even location.

A branch simply
 clings, grows, and produces.

Let me be vigorous with praise, faith, and humor; purge me of fungal negativism. 

Ouch!  That pruning hurt but I lost nothing


but a little dead wood. 


 

 

 
 
 
 

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Reviewed by jude forese 7/16/2005
meaningful direction in both content and conclusion ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/11/2005
Great meaning in this poetic composition, Bess. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/10/2005
Good write with a good ending.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Karen Chalfant 7/10/2005
This is a wonderful reminder. Thank you....



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