I Think We Can Learn From Trees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    "For me, trees have always been the most

    penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, like...
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    Wisdom Of Trees

    We should listen to the trees. They have much to say. They sink their roots deep into the ground firmly anchoring their beings with the earth. They grow slowly and with purpuse through all of the seasons. They bend and sway through all kinds of weather. Many have been here...
    TDHK TDHK
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2012

    They Still Have Hope..

     Where I live there is a tree that at some point has been struck by lightening, but it didn't give up, it grew into an amazing tree.  There is also a massive spruce, that at some point has been coppiced, it has four trunks, but from a distance you would never know, because it...
    wildnotfree wildnotfree
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2011

    They are so old. Hundreds of years

    and still in there prime. Their bark tells a story of test and trial. Life and death. The moss tells you what direction you are. The leave rustle to let you know of the wind and the change it brings to the forest and your life. Trees are the air you breathe, the chair upon which...
    bbybleu bbybleu
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 11, 2015

    Grow, Bend, Reach

    Grow your roots deep and strong and wide.  Be connected to something that nourishes you and keeps you connected to your own personal Source.Bend in the wind.  Acknowledge that some forces are bigger than you, and bend with them.  And when the storm passes, stand up straight...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

    The Seasons

    I love all trees, but, especially the ones that flower flirtatiously in the spring and go bare in the winter. We should pay attention to this cycle. We should show our selves in the Spring time. We should visit our neighbors and smile our broadest smiles and really get "out there...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    2 Responses May 26, 2011

    Ive learned so much about life,

    success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied science and nature and art all together into a package that stands alone, equally representing each of the 3, 100 percent as if...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 25, 2015

    Can You Hear Them Talking?

    When I was young, we lived in the country and I used to go trail riding with the horses.  Sometimes I would just walk the trails...the trees surrounding me made me feel safe.  Sometimes I would just stand in the middle of the trail , close my eyes and listen.  You...
    Peregrinita Peregrinita
    46-50
    5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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