Here's an exerpt (sp?)
It is very natural that we wonder what Jesus’ words mean to us individually, because it is deeply engrained in us that we are individuals. But actually, we are as much individuals as branches on a tree are individuals. Yes, you can point to a particular branch and say that it is a branch, distinct from the other branches, or the roots. But, the branch is so profoundly a part of the tree that if it broke off the tree it would die. If the other branches caught a disease, that branch would eventually catch the disease. Everything that happens to the tree, happens to that branch.
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