I love pomegranate jelly. It’s hard to come by these days. My aunt used to make it every year. Now I order it from a catalog company in Vermont - though it’s not nearly as tasty as my aunt’s. This morning, while pondering the Trinity, I used up the last of my last jar of pomegranate jelly. And it occurred to me pomegranates teach me a little about the nature of the Trinity. My mind tends to wander on these journeys frequently.
Inside the pomegranate are compartments that hold groups of seeds. Each seed contains juice. The pomegranate has skin that holds the whole fruit together. Each part is unique, separate but equal, a part of the whole pomegranate. Skin, seeds, juice are one pomegranate.
How many times do I see the Trinity illustrated in nature? A plum is skin, fruit, pit. Or an almond with its coat, shell, seed.
Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Each unique. All...