And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. Psalm 1:4 "Praise the Lord!!"
I liken people to trees.
If our roots of faith run deep we will remain strong through all adversity.
As a child I learnt to sing the song.
"Just like a tree planted by the water side, I shall not be moved."
That illustration is a good one.
Especially for those of us who do live near the water.
In case you don't, I am sharing the Pandanus Tree.
Note the roots of this Pandanus Tree. There are many!! and they dig down deep into the soil to hang on tightly. When the ocean roars and the strong cyclonic winds rip away the sands of the coast, that tree is secure. Nothing pulls it up or throws it away.