Article Series : Towering Canopies of Life and Death


towering canopies of life and death

1: Towering Trees


And out of the ground the Lord God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge … Continue reading

2: Sources


Life’s fundamental choices are pictured as trees, living and rooted. Trees, representing sources of life-nourishment. Trees, standing for the primal origins of our direction and our destination. The Tree of our preference dictates the end of our journey. The Trees are two … Continue reading

3: Illegal Choices


The Trees expose the heart’s love. God never offered a choice of Trees.  His was an absolute command: “do not eat.”  His will was never alternative choices.  His will was “no.” Clear. Simple. When the choice that was never given … Continue reading

4: Tree of Delusion


The Tree of knowledge is the Tree of presumption, a realm of delusion masquerading as wisdom.  A system of knowing without the humble sweat of hearing.  Human ideas that stand on proud logic, strutting as divine, but unlived, unpracticed.  And… untrue. Delusion is … Continue reading

towering canopies of life and death

5: Life-giving Fruit


The Trees in the Garden are speaking trees, sources of thought molded into words, and… words are actual food for the human soul.  Words are literal fruit!  Ideas spawn your emotions; words direct your actions.  And the ideas you hear become … Continue reading