“When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant.”— Mamata Banerjee

I was startled on our walk this evening.

I was taken aback by how tall the trees on our playground have grown. They are well over 60 feet tall. When they were planted there twenty years ago they were about as tall as me.

The work you are doing today is planting seeds for the potential of tomorrow.

The coaching you are giving to others is providing them nourishment and sustenance.

Your followup and optimism provide the sunshine needed for growth.

Twenty years ago is a fine time to plant a tree.

It is also best to keep on planting seeds of growth every day.

Yours in the calm pursuit of excellence,


Alan Willett

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