Mavis Pippin – Tree as a true friend

“I see a tree dying in my garden and I weep for that tree. I know I have many trees that are alive but I remember how that tree’s branches shaded me from the sun and provided fruit from it’s branches while it lived. And I saw it as a true friend since childhood. And my heart knows that many trees live in my garden but not one can replace the one that is dying. Death comes to us all but that does not mean that death means nothing.” ~Mavis Pippin