God Will Provide ~ The Apple Edition

“Refresh me with apples”

Song of Solomon 2:5



My daughter and I had chicken salad sandwiches for lunch yesterday.  She makes awesome chicken salad.  A little nonfat Greek yogurt (instead of mayo, which she hates) diced red onion, sliced grapes, diced apple, sliced almonds, some lemon juice and garlic salt.  It’s a wonderful combination of textures and flavors. 


Unfortunately the apple was a little hard to come by.  We thought for a minute that we didn’t have any, and that we’d have to go without, but then I remembered there was a sad, shriveled one out in the garage fridge.  It was small and I had to peel it to get past the wrinkley skin, but there was perfectly good apple under there.  It wasn’t much, but it was something.  So I stood at the counter and cut in into cubes, hoping it would be enough, when all of a sudden I lifted my eyes and looked out the kitchen window.


Where I saw our fully-loaded apple tree smiling back at me.


I think if I forget I own something completely, I’m probably not being thankful enough.


Praising God for my apple tree today…




~ “And Abraham called the name of the place,

‘The Lord Will Provide’

as it is said to this day,

‘In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.'” ~

Genesis 22:14


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