Beautiful post on enjoying trees through the changing seasons.
You can learn more about trees found in Bible stories in “Trees of the Book – Learning from God’s Creation.”
The countryside is a giant canvas. The Divine Artist is gradually painting it with a subtle shade here and a splash of color there. As the weeks pass, the mural becomes more and more vibrant.
Even plants like the sumac, that some consider a nuisance, get in on the act. As if afraid to be overshadowed by the scarlet frocks that towering maples don later in the season, the sumac heralds its place in this drama by dyeing the fringes of the roads and fields with crimson.
Next come the stalwart ash, first displaying subtle shades of beige and rust before donning brilliant gowns of plum and wine.
The leaves of beech and oak, which often cling to…
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