Adventure, Life, Morning Time

10.2.18 – The Almond Tree

“Moreover the word of the Lord came to me, saying,

‘Jeremiah, what do you see?’

And I said, ‘I see a branch of an almond tree.’

Then the Lord said to me,

‘You have seen well, for I am ready to perform my word.”

-Jeremiah 1:11-12

Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.


The almond tree means, “wakeful tree”, it’s the first to bloom in Israel. It represents awakening, hastening, fruitfulness –His promises being fulfilled. It’s a symbol of resurrection.

Lately I’ve been thinking about almond trees again. I remembered Jeremiah 1:11-12 yesterday morning and that passage was actually on my heart for a lot of 2017. It was also around that time that I decided that my favorite season is Spring, not Fall (okay, Fall is almost my favorite still 🙂

I think there is still much to be discovered, the Lord is bringing it up to me again – perhaps to study a little more in depth. Maybe He’s going to show me more.

–Heather

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