“Q” Is For Quince

“Blooming is such an interesting thing to think about. Spring and summer are the seasons that probably have the most blooming occurring, but there isn’t a season that doesn’t have some kind of blooming taking place. Some blooms are hardly noticeable while others are showy and demand our attention.”

Serenaded Softly

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Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
Image credit, pixabay.com

Scripture reference;

“28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.

29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.

30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:

31 But they that wait upon theLord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:28-31 KJV

I have seen Flowering Quince growing in people’s yards. It blooms early (late winter to early spring), and before it puts out its leaves. Many varieties (especially older ones) produce edible fruit. It grows to…

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4 Comments

  1. Debbie said,

    April 21, 2015 at 2:07 am

    I loved this so much. . .all of it! There is something so special about them blooming in late winter, early spring. Thank you so much and God bless!

    • April 21, 2015 at 5:32 am

      Deb, I am so glad it blessed you. I am like you. I want to bloom for Jesus no matter what my age is.

      Love,
      Theresa

  2. April 23, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Lovely blossom! You can make a great marmelade of Quince…


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