Granny’s Tree

Numbers 12:1-3Miriam and Aaron talked against Moses behind his back because of his Cushite wife (he had married a Cushite woman.) They said, Is it only through Moses that God speaks? Doesnt he also speak through us? God overheard their talk (MSG).                                                                                                                                                                                               

Granny and Grandpa lived on the same street for more than 40 years. A beautiful shady, maple tree grew on city property right in front of the house. After Gramps passed away, Granny began to focus all her attention on that tree. She called the city to try to have it removed because it blocked her view and dropped leaves and…and….and…

That tree caused such disturbance in our family that even now, after all these years, if one person begins to complain, another will caution, “Be careful. That could become a Granny’s Tree!”

When we complain, we are telling God that we don’t like what He has done in our lives and that He doesn’t know what is best for us.

Prayer: Lord, forgive us when we whine. We are grateful for all that you are in our lives. We trust you to provide the very best for us. Help us see every tree as a blessing in disguise. Thanks. Amen.

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