Monday, June 16, 2014

Growing up

I am so lucky to have incredibly inspiring community that surrounds our Baum-kuchen...

Few weeks ago, one of our customer shared this beautiful quote that has stuck with me and my heart... Maybe because I have been more open to accepting things that happen in life lately... maybe because both girls have walked through their birthdays happily in last few weeks...

“You Learn”

After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul,

And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning
And company doesn’t mean security.

And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts
And presents aren’t promises,

And you begin to accept your defeats
With your head up and your eyes open
With the grace of a woman, not the grief of a child,

And you learn to build all your roads on today
Because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain for plans
And futures have a way of falling down in mid-flight.

After a while you learn…
That even sunshine burns if you get too much.

So you plant your garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.

And you learn that you really can endure…

That you really are strong

And you really do have worth…

And you learn and learn…

With every good-bye you learn.”

― Jorge Luis Borges

Thank you Lory:)


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