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:

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

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  2. How very lovely & meaningful!
    Perfect photo choice.
    Aloha

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  3. A lovely poem with a great message. Top pic too

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  4. Good advice for us all I think.

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

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  6. wonderful perspective! textual and visual!

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

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

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  9. 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.

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

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  11. Great advice and a great picture to go with it.

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  12. Wonderful poem and astonishing picture!
    Kind Regards
    Léia and Cezar

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  13. 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!

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

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

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

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

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