Are you an "Evergreen"?

The Myrtle, Live Oak, & Pine “evergreen” trees symbolic of eternal life in many traditions and cultures (Judeo-Christian and otherwise), aren’t so much evergreen as they are ever-renewed. It’s not that they retain the green leaves or “needles” that they first sprouted for all their lives, it is that they almost constantly grow and episodically renew their greenery. Though dry and rainy or warm and cold seasons they cycle through dormancy and growth to grow and blossom and fruit, while continually displaying signs of the Life that is in them. Shouldn’t a mature Christian stand amongst unbelievers like a evergreen tree in the winter woods because of the Life that is within Him? The “evergreen” Life that was given for him and yet continues to everlastingly live? We can… (Col. 3:9, 10, Eph. 4:20-24)