Movement, Nature

Ancient Olive Tree

You can’t really see it, but it’s there. In the garden of a dear friend in Crete, an ancient olive tree.

I got goosebumps when I walked around it, even before she told me it was very old. I could feel it.

In a different part of Crete, an even older olive tree lives – the olive tree of Vouves.

I have yet to visit it.

It’s a strange mix of feelings I get in the presence of these ancient beings…

Awe, reverence, wonder, joy, peace, gratitude, love.

And you?

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