Lessons from Trees
And the almond tree blossomed.
~ Nikos Kazantzakis
My new home, an apartment on Pine Grove Trail, faces east, and the view is the lovely pine forest—a place I've always considered sacred. Lately I've been hearing a great deal about trees: how they support one another through their root systems, how they even "speak." A Facebook post last week was Advice from a Tree: Stand tall and proud, go out on a limb, remember your roots, drink plenty of water, be content with your natural beauty, and don’t forget to enjoy the view!
Here is my chapter on trees from my book "Voices ~ God Speaking in Creation." Click to continue