10 thoughts on “nothing is sure”

  1. I decided yesterday that I do not wish to follow the rules Barbara. Who makes the rules anyway? I’ll bet your beautiful wise tree follows its own rules. 🙂

    1. Good for you, Joanne! Just yesterday? 🙂 The one who coined the proverb that ‘rules were made to be broken’ was on to something significant. I used to play by the rules, but Dave’s lyrics changed my thinking on that…

    1. You’re welcome, Sonali – it is a helpful thing to realize and to remember! As Ralph Waldo Emerson points out:

      Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning; that there is always another dawn risen on mid-noon, and under every deep a lower deep opens.

    1. Thank you, Robin. I hope to figure out what kind of tree it is when the leave become unfurled… 🙂

    1. So true, rules, dogma and doctrine can be so stifling and restricting, snuffing out any urge to evolve, blossom or flourish. Trees do teach us about renewal, and I think their burls teach us about healing…

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