Becoming Aware of How Life Force Leaks Away From Us Unnecessarily

Today my wife and I planted a cinnamon tree in our garden. We purchased it at a nursery and it is approximately ten feet (3½ meters) tall! The roots were bundled tight in a burlap sack to restrict their growth while it was awaiting someone to come and claim it. Digging the hole, cutting the burlap sack and planting the tree into the earth, allowing the roots to expand without restrictions, all this felt nourishing. Its rich potential can now be fully realized. I look forward to watching it grow.

As I was pondering what to write for this month’s topic, I realized a similarity between ourselves and the cinnamon tree. W