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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

broken branches of a family tree

I have been thinking about the word "family" quite a bit over the past few days. why is it that the outward branches on a family tree always become out-of-reach? because they have grown too far apart ... rather than support, there is a noticeable lack of connectedness... and the common ground becomes what he and she said about her and him until one grows to hate the other and the family tree becomes brittle and broken. it is sad. i am thankful for my own steady and loving branch, but i feel sorrow for those branches that look inwardly only to themselves rather than expand their understanding and recognize that they are all part of the same tree that grew from the same seed. for all families, it is worth thinking about...