No two trees are exactly alike yet every tree begins with a tiny seed.
Trees teach us a lot about how to be human. For example, we can learn how to be flexible in the face of adversity by observing how trees bend and flex in the wind. Trees can teach us how to be in community, how to share resources with other living things, and how to be in a mutually sustaining relationship. They show us how to stay rooted deep in the earth while reaching for the light.
Trees change with the seasons; letting old leaves drop in the fall. They nourish themselves first before bearing fruit for other living things.
Is it possible to find moments of stillness, rooted in our own being? Is it possible to let go of perfectionism and be bent, twisted, gnarled, completely, uniquely beautiful? Is it possible to regenerate?