Learning from a Yucca tree

 The lesson is everywhere to be found.

If we observe carefully all the time, there is a lesson to be found, a signal, a message, something to learn about.

They say that is hidden knowledge waiting to be found, but is it really hidden? or are we just too distracted to see it.  One we see it, it is no longer “hidden” and most of the time it is actually pretty evident. We just disregard it, but it is usually right in front of us all the time.

Most of our inner strength, our real power is taken from us by the old believes, those that taught us to be meek, and not to shine.

We needed to be “humble” and make ourselves “invisible” lest we be considered, arrogant or boastful.

But we’ll discuss humility some other time. Continue reading

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Dead skin

 

I just found the skin of a snake, well what was left of it. It was like a transparent hose still showing the patterns of its scales. It was difficult to believe it was once the actual skin of one of those brown snakes. When you look at them, their skins look so shiny and firm. This skin look so fragile and dry now. It was death skin.

I guess the snake didn’t make a big fuss and drama for leaving that skin behind. She just got rid of that death cover and let it go without looking back to see if it there is still some part of it that could be reused.

I observed the same with most trees in autumn.  They begin to show beautiful green leaves in spring and as soon as the summer is over they begin to drop the brown, yellow and red leaves, (also beautiful, but dead). Continue reading