Further reading: Joseph’s brothers go to Egypt: Genesis 42:1-38
Pandanus : Pandanus plants are resilient to adverse environmental conditions. Old, dry leaves can turn into living fireballs when bush fires occur. Pandanus trees often survive these hot fires!
Indigenous: The Indigenous people have experienced adverse conditions but many have survived these hot fires of injustices, loss and generational trauma.
Joseph: Joseph experienced hardships when he was sold into slavery, falsely accused of rape and then unjustly imprisoned. He survived these hot fires and God promoted Joseph to second in command of Egypt.
Questions: Have you been through the destructive fires of life and survived?
Prayer: Thank you Lord that you walk with me through the fires of my life. Help me to come through them refined and