As I was listening to Senator Obama acceptance speech tonight my mind was thinking that it certainly is a good speech but it also occurred to me that while it was nice to hear and pleasing to the ears it said little of nothing that has not be said or heard before. It was at this point that I was reminded of the Parable of the fig tree in found in the Bible in Mark, chapter 11. According to Mark, Jesus was on his way to
After Jesus had gone to the
There is a lesson to be learned from this parable even in modern day and that is that while the tree may have lots of nice leaves on it but has no fruit it is destined to be cursed and wither and die. I suppose that given all of that and seeing the results of the convention over four days, that one can say to the Republicans, Have faith!