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Monkey no climb

This is a photo of a tree that we saw on St Kitts. The spines along the trunk serve to prevent monkeys from climbing the tree to get the fruit. The common name of the tree is the sandbox tree, but it is also known as the monkey no climb tree.

For me, this is a reminder that God opens doors and God closes doors. Best not to try going through closed doors!

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God of the Living

This Saman tree (also known as the rain tree), is over 400 years old. It is not native to the Caribbean islands but was likely brought by the indigenous Caribs, probably from South America. Seeing a tree this old makes me think of all the people who have lived before us. And continue to live with us: “He is not God of the dead, but of the living.” Mark 12:27.

Photo taken at Romney Manor and Gardens (Caribelle Batik), St Kitts.

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Let the Sea Resound

Over the next view weeks, I’ll be sharing some of amazing views we experienced in the Caribbean last week. This one was on St Kitts looking toward the island of Nevis. The water on the left is the Atlantic Ocean; on the right is the Caribbean Sea.

Let the sea and what fills it resound, the world and those who dwell there. Let the rivers clap their hands, the mountains shout with them for joy. Psalms‬ ‭98:7-8‬

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