The gift of fruit
When I was first in private practice, my partner and I would receive many gifts at the holidays, both from patients and from other physicians. One of the most memorable presents I got, my first year out, was a gift that kept on giving: a membership in a Fruit-of-the-Month club. Each month a box would appear at my doorstep carefully packed with a luscious seasonal fruit: oranges one month, apples the next, then pears, plums, grapefruit, kiwi, etc. Delightful. There was always more than I could possibly eat, and I would share with the staff and friends.
God has given us beautiful fruit to enjoy.
What if I decided to BE the fruit of the month this year? What if each month, I focus on just one of the fruits of the spirit—learn to better understand, absorb, embrace it–and then share it with those around me?
What a great thing to deposit on someone’s doorstep every month!
Care to join me?
February’s fruit is fitting: LOVE
How can we better understand, absorb, embrace, and share God’s love? How do you box it up? How does it get delivered?
I would love to hear your thoughts, ideas and experiences.