GAFCON 2013 is now over and the participants are preparing to return home. I am listening to Josh Garrels, who wrote Jacaranda Tree. I had posted online an amazing photo of a Jacaranda Tree taken by Andrew Gross in Nairobi this week during the GAFCON gathering. The photo had remained in my mind throughout the week and it just seemed to reflect the best of this historic gathering Kenya – the best of it. We are all branches of a beautiful tree, seeking to bloom – and sometimes in the most unexpected places.
After I posted the photo, Dwight Huthwaite at St. Andrews, Mt. Pleasant (SC) responded by posting the song Jacaranda Tree. Here is an excerpt of a lyrics by Josh Garrels: