“Grow Your Roots” by Mary Morrissey

Driving with my husband once, we were listening to a radio program and the host said something I have never heard before about Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln was speaking about character and reputation, and the difference between the two. He said that character is like the tree; reputation its shadow.

Many of us have chased after reputation or been concerned about reputation and forgotten to grow a really strong, beautiful, powerful, deeply-rooted tree…

So today just send your roots down deep. Let the green growing edges of you come forth, and everything else will take care of itself.

Send your roots down and grow,

Mary Morrissey

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