Friday, March 20, 2009

Advice From A Tree

Stand Tall and Proud
Sink your roots deeply into the Earth
Reflect the light of a greater source
Think long term
Go out on a limb
Remember your place among all living beings
Embrace with joy the changing seasons
For each yields its own abundance
The Energy and Birth of Spring
The Growth and Contentment of Summer
The Wisdom to let go of leaves in the Fall
The Rest and Quiet Renewal of Winter
~
~Ilan Shamir~
Advice From a Tree

20 comments:

Diane C. said...

Nice poem, I had never heard that one before. I do think that nature, trees especially, have a lot to teach us.

Cloudia said...

How very lovely & meaningful!
Perfect photo choice.
Aloha

Cactus Jack Splash said...

Great advice

Guy D said...

I concur, great photo choice.

Cheers!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

diane said...

A lovely poem with a great message. Top pic too

tricia said...

Good advice for us all I think.

Kay said...

I like this very much, Denise. The photo goes beautifully with the poem.

magiceye said...

wonderful perspective! textual and visual!

Mary said...

Wonderful advice and that tree seems to have learned its lesson well and stood for tall for many years.

ascu75 aka Don said...

Lovely words thank you never heard that before ........nice straight trunk XXX Don

Margaret Cloud said...

I like your poem, I have always liked trees. This reminds me of the poem "Trees", I think That I shall never see, a poem as lovely as a tree, it goes something like that. Thank you for sharing this poem and thanks for coming by.

Today's Blah... said...

I love the advice, and the tree is just a brave one to stand tall. Nice post!

George said...

Great advice and a great picture to go with it.

Cezar and Léia said...

Wonderful poem and astonishing picture!
Kind Regards
Léia and Cezar

jeannette St.G. said...

That was very good advice! Like Diane C. said that nature has a lot to teach us. They inspire us by their very forms and color, like wisteria I wrote about in my Saturday ramble.Have a great Sunday!

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Lovely photo Denise. I love trees and that is a wonderful poem. Very fitting and great advice for all. A x

Patty said...

Now that's good sound advice. Happy week-end.

Ladybird World Mother said...

Oh, I love that. And the photo... perfect.

Nancy said...

"think long term" love it!

Carol said...

Nice shot...I like the perspective...beautiful tree...and beautiful words......