A Quote by Kent Nerburn on age, patience, teachers, elders, lessons, and change

It is not easy for a man to be as great as a mountain or a forest.  But that is why the creator gave them to us as teachers.  Now that I am old I Iook once more toward them for lessons, instead of trying to understand the ways of men. They tell me to be patient.  They tell me I cannot change what is, I can only hope to change what will become.  Let the grasses grow over our scars, they say, and let flowers bloom over our wounds.

Kent Nerburn

Source: Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads With an Indian Elder, Pages: 21..22

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