24Mar20160 Lenten Poems – “The True Vine” (35) /John 15, Lenten poetry, poetry, vine/John's gospel poetry, Poetry24 Mar 2016 Photo: Ian Livesey, flickr Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. He prunes us that we’ll be more fruitful. Painful pruning, but for growth and flourishing. How is he pruning you? How are you growing?