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The Olive tree-The Maker's Space-12/10/18

Our night of slowing down and drawing with pencil happened 12/10. For those that came out of the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season, found some peace and quiet slowing down and drawing an olive tree with pencil.  Much can be learned from the steadfast olive tree and the references to it in Scripture. Primarily, the olive tree symbolized faithfulness and steadfastness.  Psalms 52:8 says, "But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;  I trust in the mercies of God forever and ever." No matter what the conditions:  Hot, dry, cold, wet rocky, or sandy, the evergreen olive tree will live and produce fruit.  It is said that you can never kill an olive tree.  Even when cut down or burned, new shoots will emerge from its roots.  This Scripture passage reminds us that no matter the conditions of life, we should remain steadfast as the olive tree in the presence of God-evergreen {faithful} and bearing fruit. Our theme this year is "like a tree" and how