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I Think We Can Learn From Trees

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    whenever you see an enemy you will realize you are on the right path.
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    forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught u .
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    That's like me and all of my friends, we're into totally different things but that's what makes our friendships so interesting because we might not be into the same things but we...
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    If you can't have it maybe it's not good for you. You should try a see if there is a lesson to learn from it
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     Let's talk about listening. Active listening. Consider these questions:What is the difference between hearing and listening? What are the different kinds of listening...
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    I would like to change this about myself. I've tried going cold turkey on revenge before and it doesn't last. So I'm going to give posting on here when I am making vengeful actions...
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    All I know about the rain, I learned from keeping dry
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M Mar 12

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    Heavens gone the battle's won I had to say goodbye lived and learned from every fable written by your mind and i wonder how to move on from all i had inside Place my cards upon...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 a week ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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