Green Olive Tree

Shared with the Tuesday Platform.


“For I am like a growing olive tree,”
Declares the psalmist in his ancient words,
“I trust forever in God’s great mercy” —
Even today his poem of praise is heard
And echoes in the hearts of faith-filled ones,
With the same root, they too grow tall and strong,
Not as mere trees but as daughters and sons
Of the Most High, who shall not lead them wrong.
They may feel pressed like precious olive oil,
But with lamps lit there’s rest after the toil.

5 thoughts on “Green Olive Tree

  1. Beautiful – I like the “With the same root, they too grow tall and strong”. A much-needed poem of hope and faith in this world today.

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