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What Kind of Branches?

Kimberly Knight (UCC)

While pondering this week’s lectionary text I found myself wandering the internet as I often (I mean REALLY often) will and I came across a kitschy little saying that has actually stuck with me.   “People see the branches before they see the vine.”  What a quaint little phrase I first thought, ok maybe I really thought what a trite little saying, but as these phrases will sometimes do they linger – like a bad advertising jingle that you just cannot get out of your mind.  And, as it is with these pithy little ditties, there is a kernel of truth.  

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