Further reading: The Second Journey to Egypt: Genesis 43:1-34.
Pandanus : Pandanus trees produce tough fibrous fruit. Each cluster contains about 10 to 25 individual nut-like fruits, which hold 7 to 10 seeds each.
Indigenous: Indigenous peoples’
adversities have produced in them an inner toughness and strength which have the potential to produce in them ripe, healthy fruit for the benefit of future generations.
Joseph: Joseph became tough through injustice and adversity. The fruit of his life and labour successfully brought Egypt through the famine.
Questions: Are the fruits of your life and labour evident?
Prayer: Thank you Lord, that my life can be fragrant and fruitful.