Many people are unaware of the significant role trees play in their personal and spiritual lives. They can have a positive effect on your mental and physical wellbeing. You just have to sit under a large tree in a forest to find peace and tranquility you need to get rid of monotony of daily life. In many ancient cultures, this form of plant life has always held a special place in their religious traditions and rituals. They provide energy in the form of oxygen, food and shelter to humans and other creatures living on this unique planet. They also play a critical role in reducing environmental pollution on Earth.
Harley Reagan – Importance of trees in the world of spirituality
The Deer Tribe Metis Medicine Society is a spiritual group in America whose members endeavor to preach the teachings of the Wheels and Keys of the Sweet Medicine SunDance (SMSD) Path of Turtle Island. Since its establishment in 1986 by Harley Reagan, they have been working tirelessly to eradicate the social evils like ignorance, racism, conflict, dogma, slavery, disease and bigotry from this planet. This is to ensure future generations inherit a beautiful planet that encourages tolerance, freedom and quest for knowledge. To achieve this objective, they conduct workshops and hold classes for people who want to know more about how they can attain spiritual awakening under this ancient Shamanic Path.
The members of this spiritual group say trees perform a critical role when it comes to maintaining fragile eco-system of this planet. Human beings unconsciously take this fact for granted. They tend to forget that trees are a vital source of oxygen, provides raw materials for their shelter, prevents pollution and provides them with food. They point out the lessons in the scriptures of many ancient civilization regarding the role of trees are relevant today as they were many years ago. These are as follows:
- Shade of all inhabitants of this planet
Trees provides selfless service to almost all inhabitants living on this planet. Don’t humans sit under the shade of a trees to avoid harsh rays of the sun on a hot day or when there is a torrential rain? Again, birds and other animals make their homes on the tops of this plant life. In spirituality, this teaches people the importance of sacrifice and selfless service to all.
- Strong yet flexible
Trees always stand strong and rigid. However, the strongest winds from hurricane and typhoons can break this form plant of life in half while absorbing the impact of such storms. This tell humans the importance of being flexible at some point on their lives otherwise they will inevitably snap with their rigid views.
Tree are a source of aspiration to all human beings on this planet. They teach them the significance of being steady, patients and always strive to improve themselves whatever the odds. This unlike the nature of most people who want instant change in their lives.
The followers of Harley Reagan say human beings can learn a lot from trees if they are willing to do so in their best interests. The above 3 three lessons prove this point beyond any reasonable doubt. It can go a long way in making this planet a better place of all its inhabitants.