He is like a tree planted near running water This psalm can seem abstract and overly spiritual to us at first glance.   How exactly can a man be like a tree?   And how are we supposed to be “planted near running water”?   Bible scholars would say the psalmist uses this image because, like trees, we need a “water source” in order to thrive and bear fruit.   And this source is the Holy Spirit, who is often compared to living water. The image...