treesA healthy tree in bloom stands for strength, a thin one indicates bad luck in life. Falling from a tree implies you may lose something, but it can also be a warning to let go of wrong attitudes and convictions.

Climbing a tree is a sign for personal ascension and success.

Shaking a tree is lucky, especially if it's bearing fruit.

Seeing its roots shows a connection to earthly goods and material wealth - are they spread out (openness) or do they go deep (reservation)?

The tree's trunk may give clues to your personality - is it rough (rough) or smooth (elegant)?

Pic by Otto Phokus

In my mind, trees stand for a connection to all life. They show the circle of the seasons, engage in symbiotic relationships with the bio-system around them, they harbor birds' nests, grow food, and they also grow old and wise. To me they symbolize learning and realization of potential; a cool place to rest under their rich canopy; various branches to explore, climbing higher and higher for exquisite vantage points. Being flexible and bending in the wind is as important as digging roots for nourishment and stability.

I just realized - I love trees. :-)

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