The Great Tree: A Story to Heal the World

This is so beautiful, I had to share it! ❤

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Fairchild Oak tree, Ormond Beach, Fla. 2The Fairchild Oak, Ormond Beach, Fla., by Andrew Armstrong, courtesy fineartamerica.com

Once upon a time
a child came to earth.
His father was the Sun,
and his mother was the Moon.
And he loved the earth as himself.
Though he was a boy, destined
to be a man like his father,
he came in the spirit of his mother.
And he loved the earth very much,
but he could not save it.

He tried
being a businessman,
with all the busy men,
but he could not save the earth.

He tried
being a farmer and a vinegrower,
with all the earth-breaking men,
but he could not save the earth.

He tried
being a teacher and a keeper of the law,
with all the law-abiding men,
but he could not save the earth.

So he went to the women,
and he sat near their center of work,
the bowls, brooms, and…

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