Lessons from the Tree

Have you ever seen a tree who is very stressed out? Have you ever heard a tree seeing another and thinking, “Oh My God !, that one is so much taller than me! I need to rush and grow fast.” Can you fathom a tree being jealous of another tree thinking, “Hmmm, that tree has more fruits than me. I will really have to do something about it.I promise by next year I’ll definitely have more fruits than that dude !” . Have you seen a flower checking out another flower and feeling inferior thinking, “She is so prettier than me.”

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For they know not what they do…

“Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do”, said Jesus when he was being crucified. How was he able to do that in such atrocious situation and we are not able to do it in trivial things that happen in our lives. The difference lies in his heightened awareness. He was completely conscious of who he was. Only someone who is conscious can be aware of the unconscious. Or someone who observes the unconscious in themselves can also understand when someone else is acting out of unconsciousness. When we do see that, one should, in fact, feel mercy for the soul and nothing else. That is what Jesus felt.

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