Thank you Stacey for writing a strong and beautiful piece on the majestic trees that lived next to us. I visualize the day when all humanity value the trees and other Earthlings more than they value money.
On one side of the fence trees are a disturbance. A nuisance. They waste space and have little use. On one side of the fence trees are treated wastefully. Branded useless.
On the other side of the fence trees are honoured. Sacred keepers of life. Of air. Holding the breathswe breathe. Holding us.
From one side of the fence trees are witnessed in their last moments. They are strong. They are tall. Their hands can reach one hundred times higher than our own. Their feet sink and stretch balancing themselves far beyond our stubby twinkled toes.
By our hands
at our feet
Humans, in our gifted consciousness have we outgrown the trees? The teachings they offer? The gifts they give?
Trees offer such powerful examples of life cycles. Re cycles.
They breathe the same air as us yet when they exhale they give back more than they…
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