To An Early Daffodil

By Amy Lowell (1874–1925) Thou yellow trumpeter of laggard Spring!Thou herald of rich Summer's myriad flowers!The climbing sun with new recovered powersDoes warm thee into being, through the ringOf rich, brown earth he woos thee, makes thee flingThy green shoots up, inheriting the dowersOf bending sky and sudden, sweeping showers,Till ripe and blossoming thou art…Read more To An Early Daffodil

Could Bread be the Forbidden Fruit?

QUESTION: If Adam and Hawwa (Eve), peace be upon them, ate wheat, could bread be the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge?

What was the “Forbidden Fruit” in the Garden of Eden?

A popular misconception is that the "forbidden fruit" was an apple, neither the Qur'an or the Bible substantiate this claim. As for what the fruit was, no one really knows but some popular candidates proposed by scholars are the pomegranate, fig, grape, citron, and even wheat. Ironically the latter, which isn't even a fruit, may well…Read more What was the “Forbidden Fruit” in the Garden of Eden?

Bees In Garden

Bumble Bees in our garden. The birdsong is beautiful too...