Today has been a day when the word Understand has been playing over and over in my mind. It all started when I playfully said to puppy Stan “You’re the Stan in ‘Understand” on a walk a while after I found him chewing his way through a hardback book of poetry from Ireland called A Fine Statement. (I’d have been raging with any other animal or person who had torn the book to shreds, but I blamed myself for leaving it within his reach and also admired his taste in poetry!)
But what about Understand? What does it mean; what can it mean?
Here’s my latest effort at defining it:Undress Nakedness Deep Empathy Respect; Soulmates Talk Animatedly Nurturing Discoveries
And in case you’re wondering about the photograph of the leaf which I took in Mount Congreve yesterday, it made me think of the much loved hands of my late Mother, who adored trees, as she grew more and more fragile, yet ever more insightful and understanding.