“If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees” – Hal Borland
Jeff Goldblum said it best in Jurassic Park, “Life, uh.. finds a way“. And long after we’re gone our green friends will remain.
Trees are the great lessons that you can learn from when you clear your mind and just allow their incredible wisdom and presence to soak deep into your inner psyche.
Below you will find 10 badass trees that refused to die. Let their strength and perseverance inspire you on your darkest days.
1. This Gravity-Defying Tree in Olympic National Park, Washington
He is the survivor.
2. This Badass that Fell Over and Grew Four More Trees
Be the strong foundation for others. They support life.
3. This Palm Tree That Picked Itself Right Back Up
Don’t be afraid to be different.
4. This Tree That Will Not Be Boxed In
Stand alone but stand strong.
5. Because Sticks and Stones Won’t Break Its Bones
There’s will, there’s a way. They adapt to their surroundings.
6. Gale-Force Winds Can’t Hold Them Down
They are strong but still flexible.
7. Because It’s Branches are Now Trees
How strong is your root and value system?
8. A Concrete Jungle is Still a Jungle
Don’t let anything win over you.
9. What Is Dead May Never Die
Keep growing even if when it seems there’s no hope.
10. The Creation of
Keep growing even if you are left alone with limited resources.