I can wax for hours on the lessons trees have to offer when we sit with them and willingly open our hearts to what they have to share. Trees are quite possibly some of my greatest teachers. They are kind and harsh. Pliable and firm. Silence and Symphony. This writing shared on Creative Systems Thinking from Herman Hess is one of the most potent writings on the messages the trees have for us. It's actually one I carry with me often and pull out for centering when I come upon a great tree and am present enough to hear what it has to offer.