The psalmist says, in prayer and song, “You show me the path of life. In your presence there is fullness of joy.” We say it in the creed we most often use in our worship service: “God is with us. We are not alone.
Bearing Fruit is an Image Jesus Used. Jesus said that we will know people “by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles? In the same way, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.”
My mother didn’t have electricity until sometime after my parents married—neither in the home she grew up in nor the first house my parents had. Once she had electricity, for the rest of her life she always had a night light in her room.