I wonder if we could stand bare before each other without our leaves of adornment, without titles, makeup, status symbols, stuff and half truths. I don’t think so. I don’t think we have the courage of a tree. But I suspect that trees don’t judge each other, so they are free, even if just for a season, to cleanse themselves of their extra baggage. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could too, even if just for a season?
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