Fruit Of The Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23 Patience: Pomegranate, also known as Granada It not only takes patience to eat a pomegranate, but the fruit takes five to seven months to mature after bloom. Layering the seed, then the pod, then the bloom in paint and glaze creates a depth that shows the long patient progression, but also the red of the bloom sparks bright red, a color that depicts quick action against a calm soothing blue. Look closely, for the layering, and sanding effect resulted in the appearance of a cross, for there was ultimate patience in that gift. Goodness: Durian Trees that produce the durian fruit appear to be capable of living indefinitely, for centuries. If an older tree dies, it is only due to damage, disease or humans, not old age. The fruit quality increases with age…like goodness that grows with maturity and when doled from a pure mature heart is truly a gift. This fruit was also the first ancient plant to depend on others for dispersal of its seeds…so deliver the gift as well. The sheet music of “a Good Ole Summertime” collages in a tongue-in-cheek reminder, while the blossoms of the durian fruit jump off the background, growing in distinctness and color as they approach, as though sharpening in focus as they grow. Love: Cherimoya…Called the “Love fruit” due to the heart shape Pages from a French romance novel are collaged in with a complex stormy background filled with warm tones. These create a passionate color scheme similar to sunset, the...