“Are you complete in yourself?” (The root) answers, “No, my life is in the trunk and the branches and the leaves. Keep the branches stripped of leaves and I shall die.” So it is with the great tree of being. Nothing is completely and merely individual.
Edward Everett Quotes
Drop a grain of California gold into the ground, and there it will lie unchanged until the end of time;… drop a grain of our blessed gold (wheat) into the ground and lo! a mystery.