Bananas ripen too fast during summer heat and each of us had a few slimy bananas to donate to the cause. From those revolting, mushy, darkened blobs of fruit, we created fragrant, sweet, nutritious loaves of bread.
Later in the day, a conversation revived memories of my preteen years. I remembered gloomy spaces, heart-wrenching conditions, and embarrassing circumstances. Looking back, I realize darkness and confusion could have ruled my entire life.
However, Jesus took the disgusting and created peace. His light illuminated a higher path. I chose His way and I’ve never been sorry. In His presence, life becomes a very special occasion—a sweet fragrance to savor.