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I Am a Tree

I Am a Tree Bending, swaying, leaning, flailing Cracking, breaking, weeping, wailing Scarred from fires Thirsty from droughts Drowned by floods But Standing Growing Blooming Bearing Feeding Planted Firmly rooted. This post is in response to the writing prompt for Bronwyn Lea’s “No Story Wasted” in Everbloom: Stories of Deeply Rooted and Transformed Lives. Bronwyn’s piece uses tree imagery to remind us that we know more than we think and have experiences from which others can learn. The prompt is “Record God’s work in your life based on this statement: She is like a tree planted by streams of water.” Read More