"Kind hearts are the garden.
Kind thoughts are the roots.
Kind words are the flowers.
Kind deeds are the fruits.
Take care of your garden.
And keep out the weeds.
Fill it with kind words and deeds."
--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is such a lovely quote. Thank you so much to Gollum for bringing it to my attention.
I don't just read the words when I saw this quote. I read the meaning. If you look hard enough you can take meaning from this quote to use in your life. If more of us put the meaning of this quote into practice...this world would be a much nicer place to live in!
As of late many wonderful people have been under attack by one or two very bad trolls on RMS. What these trolls do not know...is that with each attack they are strengthening the bond between those that have been brought together from these acts. I already had so many beautiful friends on RMS before the trolls, but never knew many of the close friends that I now am enjoying. I knew them all...but was cordial and friendly. It wasn't until the events of recent times that I have gotten to see what good can come from a trying time.
I am thankful for the beautiful friendships that these trolls have planted in my garden of friends. The closeness and the support are all the blooms that any of us need. It makes sense that every garden has a weed or two to pluck out and leave to dry on the sidewalk. I have to wonder...if the trolls had some strong and beautiful friendships to gaze upon in the daylight, would they be so angry?
I have to thank the weeds for making my flowers stronger. You will never know the joy, your seeds have sewn for me. My friends have been like a rock for me to rest on, lean on and we grow closer and more solid with each day.
Who would have thought a troll (with her yellowed crooked teeth and green fingernails) could do so much good?
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