Friday, March 18, 2011
雨后总有天晴的那一天 Rainbow After The Rain
• Beach/bath towel, illustrated by Yoshitomo Nara,
Image sourced from artnet
Message to Japan,
"Fall seven times, stand up eight". ~Japanese Proverb
quote from Quote Garden
I remember one winter my dad needed firewood, and he found a dead tree and sawed it down. In the spring, to his dismay, new shoots sprouted around the trunk.
He said, "I thought sure it was dead. The leaves had all dropped in the wintertime. It was so cold that twigs snapped as if there were no life left in the old tree. But now I see that there was still life at the taproot." He look at me and said, "Bob, don't forget this important lesson. Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst mood. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.