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1406. Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend upon me. ~Walt Whitman

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I’m sharing this for the love of trees. Thanks to Natalie at Sacred Touches for letting me know I am not alone in this love. I wonder if the trees who stand alone have roots deep enough to connect with other trees, and if they love the earth as their mother and God as their father, so that they, like we, are not alone.

Sacred Touches

Sometimes thou may’st walk in groves
which being full of majestie
will much advance the soul.
~Thomas Vaughan

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When I think of autumn I think of trees, all kinds of trees, and recently I ran across someone’s lovely thoughts about trees. However it wasn’t clear who wrote them or when. But I’ve decided to share some of them along with photos of trees I’ve taken over the years. And in the collection today is one that is blue, and just so you know I did nothing to make it so. There’s a phenomenon here in Texas called a blue norther which is a rapidly moving autumnal cold front that causes temperatures to drop quickly. Folk tales say they are the result of a norther that sweeps “out of the panhandle of Texas under a blue-black sky”–that is to say a cold front named for the appearance of its leading edge…

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

11 thoughts on “1406. Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend upon me. ~Walt Whitman

  1. Thanks for the reblog JoAnna. I’ve read that the roots of a tree are 3 times the size of the tree itself, so perhaps they do mingle their roots with other trees. Love, N 🙂 ❤

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