Beverly Varnado (Georgia, USA)
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither — whatever they do prospers. - Psalm 1:3 (NIV)
My father gave our family a Bradford pear tree one spring many years ago. It hardly rained the summer following, and even though I was eight months pregnant, I went out every day and watered the tiny tree — trying to help it make it through the simmering Georgia heat....
Whose positive influence has nurtured my spiritual life?
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