Friday, December 09, 2011

Symbol 6 - Stone

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My Jesse Tree
Started December 4th

Life can cruelly shove us up against unexpected situations that challenge our faith and endurance beyond limits.  I truly doubt we can get through life without knowing what that feels like. 

In the Old Testament Book of Job, Job ponders the cause of his undeserved misery.  In his anguish, he pleads, "What strength do I have, that I should still hope?  What prospects, that I should be patient?  Do I have the strength of stone?"

Stones and rocks are mentioned over and over again in the Bible.  They, in part, symbolize great strength and resilience in a person's personality to overcome whatever lies in its path.  For that reason, today's Jesse Tree ornament is the......


Job 6:11-12