Life in Surprising Places

As I was driving the other day I noticed some trees which had been chopped down whilst the stumps had been left behind in the ground. But growing out of these stumps were smaller trees. And it just struck me how incredible life can be. Even when you’d think everything should be dead and nothing could possibly grow but it does.

Maybe I could draw connections between this scene and life. Write about the times when everything seems dead yet something still manages to grow, the show goes on despite the problems. But that is not where I wanted to do with this post. I just wanted to marvel at how at times unsurprising things happen. How life just keeps on going even when nobody is paying attention.

I think the tree stood out to me because it was new and unexpected. And I love it when that happens. To be surprised by life is one of the most beautiful things in the world and most of the time it’s not something big. It is the littlest things which stand out and make you go ‘wow’. And I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of seeing this miracle of life.


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