So Saturday morning I’m staring aimlessly (I find aimless staring to be therapeutic) at my backyard. Suddenly I focus on one of the two papaya trees. It has the most beautiful, plentiful fruit. It is leaning, looking like this tree on the left.
I get this nudge, this feeling (okay, maybe it was glaringly obvious) – “mental note: prop it up, TODAY.”
“Yes,” I reply to myself. “I’ll do it now.”
Friends, one of the several lessons to glean from my self-inflicted dilemma:
When something is producing a lot of fruit, it needs a lot of support.
If you want the fruit, give the support.
And when you feel a nudge, an obvious prompt,