Quote for Today: Lloyd Douglas

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October 26, 2017 by katmcdaniel

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For many years a tree might wage a slow and silent warfare against an encumbering wall, without making any visible progress. One day the wall would topple–not because the tree had suddenly laid hold upon some supernormal energy, but because its patient work of self-defense and self release had reached fulfillment. The long-imprisoned tree had freed itself. Nature had had her way.
Lloyd Douglas, The Robe

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3 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Lloyd Douglas

  1. Can this indicate that no one stands on the way of nature for ever? Will water always find its course?

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