If the tree is cut down,
who can replant it?
You pull us up by the roots
and put us in a better place.
But we are not plants. We have
feet, wings, and wheels,
imagination, freedom, and courage.
If You are near, we fear nothing.
Self-portrait with walnut tree. It had been growing where it was not wanted, in a hedge. Photo and prayer copyright 2011 by Danny N. Schweers.