There is always the one piece of fruit that can spoil all the rest.
It is usually the fruit at the bottom of the bowl, not seen, that ruins the rest of the good fruit.
It must be removed before any other damage is done to the remaining good fruit.
People are much like fruit; one toxic person or thing can ruin so many around them.
It is up to us to remove the toxic from our lives; so that we have a happy and healthy life that leads to a positive influence on others around us.
Matthew 7:18 NIV
A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.
Galatians 5:22 NIV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,